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Tag: Pixel

Message Tape Mimics Digital Displays

Message Tape Mimics Digital Displays
This cool decorative tape lets you leave messages by blacking out the the white areas. A brilliantly simple design concept, the tape works in pretty much any language thanks to its free-form display concept. Perfect for labeling boxes, temporary signage, creating impromptu artworks or modern graffiti, the tape comes in either a dot-matrix or segmented style.

Super Mario Quilt is Super-Sized

Super Mario Quilt is Super-Sized
Video games and quilting sound like they should mix about as well as oil and water, but lately, they seem more like the delicious blend of chocolate and peanut butter. First we had the Q*Bert quilt, followed by the Galaga quilt and more recently the Legend of Zelda quilt.

Pixel T-Shirts Bring Back Atari 2600 Memories

Pixel T-Shirts Bring Back Atari 2600 Memories
These great 8-bit inspired t-shirts remind me of the wonderful simplicity and joy of the early days of video gaming. Designed by Stuart Witts, the shirts feature big, bold, blocky images of either a pair of black and white race cars or a bright green soccer player.

Space Invaders Jacket: Wrapped Up in Aliens

Space Invaders Jacket: Wrapped Up in Aliens
Here’s a true fashion statement for the videogame lover who has it all. Going all out with the retro look, this jacket is emblazoned with hundreds of pixelated little alien dudes from the arcade classic, Space Invaders.

The Legend of Zelda and the Quilt of Power

The Legend of Zelda and the Quilt of Power
If you’re a fan of the NES Legend of Zelda games, you’ll love this pixelated quilt inspired by the classic 8-bit games. Created by CarolinaPatchworks, the same video game fanatics who brought us the Galaga quilt, it features a stitched scene of a blue Octorok and a Leever on the attack, while Link makes his way towards a Darknut in his Underworld dungeon.

It’s People. Tetris is Made Out of People!

It’s People. Tetris is Made Out of People!
Everyone’s favorite Soviet block video game has been brought to life using a roomful of people, taking on the roll of the various colored geometric shapes from the game. The stop-motion video by Swiss artist Guillaume Reymond of NotSoNoisy creative agency is the latest in his series of video game inspired clips, which first gained popularity with Human Space Invaders and Human Pong, and more recently, Human Pole Position.

The Pixelated Man

The Pixelated Man
At first glance, this sculpture might look like it’s made out of LEGO blocks, but it’s actually an intricate handcrafted work of art by Swedish sculptor Thomas Broomé. The artist’s Low Res Man was fabricated from thousands of precisely arranged 1cm see-through acrylic cubes, then painted to look like a real person when viewed from a great distance.

Dot Creator: Make Your Own Pixel Animations

Dot Creator: Make Your Own Pixel Animations
This electronic toy out of Japan lets you create your own pixel art animations. The Dot Creator from U-Mate has a small 21 x 21 pixel LCD grid on which you can draw your own animated art and then record frame by frame animations.

Woodpixel: Create Your Own Pixel Art From Wood

Woodpixel: Create Your Own Pixel Art From Wood
In the past I’ve written about these little plastic pixel block sets that let you build classic video game characters in 3D. Those sets always seemed a little cheap looking to me, so I’m excited about these new pixel blocks made entirely out of wood.

Make Your Own Space Invader Tile Art

Make Your Own Space Invader Tile Art
For several years, a French artist going by the name “Space Invader” has been roaming the streets all around the world and creating subliminal (and some not so subliminal) Space Invaders tile installations in all sorts of public spaces.