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Colour & Materials
Published: 3 Sep 2014

Insta-Layers

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Metragramme by T2D

San Francisco-based studio T2D (Tomorrow Today) has developed a web app called Metragramme that layers 32 of its users Instagram pictures to create a single image via pixel comparisons. The final effect results in intriguing details and soft, saturated colour.

“The overlapping images create a single compressed visual,” explains Lauren Chiu, assistant editor of Colour & Materials at Stylus. “This achieves a distinctive, blurred finish featuring subtle outlines of form and soft colour variations.”

Instagram has been a growing influence for nostalgic, filtered-hued finishes within the film and fashion industries. For more inspiration, see our report Instagram Effects. For further overlay inspiration, see our report Layered Colour for more on captivating colour effects.

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