There has been a lot of talk circulating lately condemning certain evolutions in advertising. Many creatives have begun to claim passionately that modern advertising is a sad shell of the past, having lost its imagination and spark, its ability to dream and its originality. And to whom do they credit much of the blame? Data....
Nicholas Rougeux, who describes himself as a “designer, data geek, fractal nut”, designed a process to turn musical scores into ultra-colorful images. He outlined his process here.
Rougeux also made video versions where you can see the visualizations form as the songs play. Here’s Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons:
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