Generative Design Book Patches?

Feb 10, 2014 at 7:36am

Generative Design Book Patches?

Hi everyone,

Has anyone tried recreating the original Processing sketches which were presented in pretty famous book “Generative Design” aka “Generative Gestaltung”?

http://www.generative-gestaltung.de/about

You can find the Processing code here:

http://www.generative-gestaltung.de/code

and here: http://www.openprocessing.org/classroom/1640

And they were recreated for vvvv (you can find them here: http://vvvv.org/contribution/parasitic-design-a-vvvv-beginners-cookbook) and for TouchDesigner (here: http://www.derivative.ca/wiki088/index.php?title=Generative_Design)

I find it a bit weird that nobody is already talking about this subject on this forum. :)

So what do you think? Will we see it in the near future? Or is it already here somewhere or on the net?

All the best,
ygr

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Feb 10, 2014 at 9:32am

I am using the book as a text for a course I’m teaching and started translating the sketches into Max, along with Dan Shiffman’s Nature of Code.

As I’ve only just started this, three’s not much to share, but I’ll be sure to post when there’s more.

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Feb 10, 2014 at 10:06am

This is such a good book! I am working on a porting library that allows me to take processing scripts, convert them to javascript, and run them in max. It uses mgraphics as its main drawing interface.

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