Tag: Iconography

  • HIP TO BE SQUARE: CONNECTING THE DOTS OF PIXEL ART

    by Travis Cameron ____ Pixel art was once a means to an end for video game designers, one step above text-based ASCII art for making sense of the action on screen. Severe hardware limitations made the creation of each clear illustration a hard-fought battle. With modern tech, pixel art isn’t the only show in town,…

  • Death and the Icon

    E. John Winner ___ Let us begin with a technical clarification, by way of a discussion of the semiotic status of icons. An icon is a powerful representation, not only of an object or a person, but of the concept of that object or person; a reminder of what it is the perceiver of the…