Zachary Nichols

About

I'm the co-founder and Creative Director of George & Elaine in New York City. This site acts as a collection of interests as well as ongoing experiments in web technologies and user interface design. For work references please visit George & Elaine.


The current layout explores WebGL, SVG filters and alternative layout concepts. Best viewed in Chrome as the content uses bleeding edge browser features not available cross-browser.

There’s something innately sublime in the complete precision and algorithmic integrity of fractals. Some rather fascinating research into WebGL composed fractals by Tom Beddard.

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A favorite in John Pawson’s canon. It’s a rather gracious renovation to the nearly 1,000 years old building — the use of onyx to diffuse light is particularly affecting.

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Something about precision is intensely satisfying. Cubes by Lernert & Sander.

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Steve Reich, ’67. Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, ’82

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Rather interesting use of projection mapping by Greg Barth from a series using similar techniques.

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Few things harbor such strong recollections as the lovely Floating into the Night by Lynch, Badalamenti and Cruise.

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“Stripped back to its essentials, optical fibre is a thin strand of glass, with nothing more than a flickering beam of light traveling along it. United Visual Artists have used this beam as the starting point for the work.”

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