Beautiful on all devices (including paper). Building print and online editions from a single input In this article we discuss the advantages of a shared production workflow for both print and online editions, by example of Maja’s case. Both editions were semi-automatically generated from the same source of input documents, with software we are developing in-house. Read on…http://rhythmus.be/building-a-magazine
From Word to Markdown to InDesign. Fully automated typesetting Based on the ideas and tools discussed in this article, we’re developing a web service for automated cross-media publishing. The idea is simple enough: with our service, you will just dump some .docx (or markdown) files into your favorite cloud storage bucket (say Dropbox) and get .indd files in return, fully compatible with your already existing InDesign templates and styles, which you can then further tweak. Read on…http://rhythmus.be/md2indd
HeadquARTers Wireframing and product design for a virtual exhibition app and CMS. View more…http://rhythmus.be/rh/049001
Popol voting app Side-project. Product design, UX engineering & front-end development. View more…http://rhythmus.be/Popol
Webapp for Hacker News Hush, we’re building. More info soon: stay tuned…
Citypath Mobile city guide (Belgian startup). Product design, UX engineering & front-end development. How we designed, engineered, and built our first flagship cross-device, cross-platform, cross-browser responsive mobile web app. Read on…http://rhythmus.be/Citypath
Museums at the Crossroads, Brepols Series of art history books. Illustration, book cover design, and photogravure.
Antroponymisch Woordenboek Database, website, and text editor web application, for the digital disclosure of a large collection of late-medieval archival source material. Research and development, data architecture, software and application design. — An elaborate exposition of my post-doc work in computational linguistics: an ambitious project involving the digitization, parsing, and electronic, online edition of medieval archival sources. I researched the data structures, wrote the specs, designed the software, modeled the database, and co-developed the web application. View more…http://rhythmus.be/anthroponymical-lexicon
Category Theory Poster for a mathematics summer school.
Europe’s Concern for Energy Infographic of the EU energy market regulation. Iconset and information design.
Kudos Feed reader app. Unfinished side-project.
Rhythmus Didone Type Family Ambitious type design side-project. Full-stack support for latin, cyrillic, etruscan, greek, hebrew, phonetic, and many other alphabets. Plus astronomical symbols, present and historical currency signs. Suited for math, logic, critical text editions, and paleography … Dozens of optical weights and, of course, loads of Open Type features, supporting alternate glyphs and ligatures.
Antoon Verboven Biography. Self-published book, 192 pages with over 200 digitally reprocessed archival photos. Book design, typesetting, photogravure, and publishing.
Campiniana Journal of a society for local history, culture, and literature. Design, copy editing, typesetting and photogravure.
Maurer Rose Experiments in programmed computer graphics.
Surplus Leuven University College lager beer. Concept, logo, packaging, and label design.
Finn Birth announcement (for my little nephew :-). Letterpress printed fluorescent prisma.
Eureka corporate identity Corporate identity, featuring a series of logos for several branches of the organization, and their application on promotional material.
My doctoral thesis So, I did a PhD. Art history, philosophy, epistemology of art. Lots of text, and — somewhat unexpectedly for an art historian and graphic designer — no pretty pictures whatsoever. But the whole 400-plus-pages is as typographic as it can be. (Pdf linked)http://www.academia.edu/708761/Normativiteit_en_Historisch_Bewustzijn_in_de_Achttiende_eeuw_Winckelmanns_Kunstpedagogie_en_de_Epistemologie_van_het_Schone
Usus Antiquior Scholarly journal. Cover and template design.
Pinakes Ideas and mockups for a social book cataloguing app. Unfinished side-project.
xCudite Ideas and mockups for an academic publishing platform. Unfinished side-project.
Rilke Kursiv Cursive typeface, especially designed for a bibliophile private press limited edition of Rainer Maria Rilke’s “Die Weise von Liebe und Tod”.
Die Toteninsel A million dots on copper. Etching.
This is but a selection of my work. Some is under a non-disclosure — you know, clients do not always want me to share the good stuff ;-/.
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