This looks like a fun iPhone app -- "addLib is an application for iPhone that edits your photos and creates infinite types of design based on educated theories."
addLib mixes the Grid System, a fractal theory, the golden ratio and the Facial Recognition System, and then creates graphic design. It seems the layout is made at random, but it comes from the rigorous calculated system. These theories have been made through the process that people has been trying to find new expression, and they are also the ways, to capture very ordinary "beauty" in nature, namely algorithm.
We picked up "International Typographic Style" also known as "Swiss Style", which bloomed in 1950s, as the theme from the history.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.
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