Fashion fingerprints

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

In a collaborative effort at The New York Times, a Fashion Week browser shows highlights of the event through thumbnails reminiscent of slitscans. These “fingerprints” are the zoomed out view of pixels and most dominant colors of each piece and designer. It’s a quick sense of what each label showed off this year. Then you can select fingerprints to see the actual images. It reminds me of the old Flickr Clock from years back.

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