Image quilts

Someone on Twitter introduced me to Image Quilts, an app for Chrome invented by Edward Tufte, a statistician, to help people visualise data. It captures any images produced by an image search, and then lets you move them around, delete them, introduce others, turn them into black and white, and change their size.

And what beautiful results it makes. Here’s one I produced showing landscape paintings from the Georgian era:

ImageQuilt 2014-02-10 at 4.15.00 PM

And here’s one of book covers. My search term was “Historical romance cover best seller”.

ImageQuilt 2014-03-10 at 11.54.47 AM

 

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