Saturday, October 25, 2014


Chatting with my ex-wife yesterday evening the subject of Saul Steinberg's legendary New Yorker cover illustration cropped up. It has so often been parodied (as above centre) and we mused on the notion of an app which could parse data from Google Maps or StreetView and generate an image either in the style of Steinberg or of eBoy or SimCity (left and right above respectively. Call the idea far-fetched, but what huge fun it would be if the user could synthesize a 'view' from his or her own residence!

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