Human Interface Guidelines

Human Interface Guidelines is a quick project, made with traditional materials hooked up with Arduino-based hardware. It was made in response to the institutional reverence of art objects placed in conjunction with the cultural reverence of technology objects.

Human Interface GuidelinesIt’s ostensibly a rather trite minimalist painting. But when the black paint is touched, the painting produced a quiet tone, possibly of pleasure, possibly of warning.

It was designed using the Apple Human Interface Guidelines, a set of aesthetic rules used to produce their applications. The black mark also references both the painterly gesture and the “swipe” of portable devices.

HIG in showSpecial thanks to Stephen Slappe for photobombing my documentation.

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