Styn: Turning a Pinball Machine into a Drawing Machine

November 28, 2012

(This article was originally published at information aesthetics, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

Styn [] is a reinterpretation of a pinball machine as a "design tool".

After a grid-like poster is placed on top of the pinball machine, players are invited to create their own, personal poster-size drawings. By playing the machine, the balls create an unpredictable pattern, which is dependent on the interaction between the player and the machine. As a result, better players can achieve better posters.

See also:
. Huge-Scale Scrambler Drawings
. Paint Attack: Coloring Traffic Patterns with Paint
. Toyota iQ Font: When Driving a Car Becomes Writing

Via @JanWillemTulp.

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