July 15, 2011

A font face controlled by your face

Font developer Andy Clymer at H&FJ has created a tool that modifies type characteristics in real time based on facial expressions:

From their blog,

I’m intrigued by the potential to control local and global qualities of a typeface at the same time: fingers and mouse to design the details, faces and cameras to determine their position in a whole realm of design possibilities. I wonder about the possibilities of a facial feedback loop, in which one’s expression of wonder and delight could instantly undo a moment of evanescent beauty.

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Posted by John Nack at 8:18 AM on July 15, 2011

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