Thursday, August 6, 2009

A Website Named Desire - a supergraphic

Sometimes the best possible way to visualize something really complex is to create a high-resolution supergraphic. But then you are faced with the problem of sharing it over the Internet.

A Website Named Desire is a printed supergraphic that illustrates the process of launching a web site. This visualization allows you to explore a 100 megapixel digital version of the poster with interactive annotations to add context to the nuances of the illustration.

  • Presents a way to navigate processes and characters in web site construction visualization.
  • Shows customized use of Silverlight DeepZoom.
  • Employs “Power Scaling” to position elements overlaid on the DeepZoom surface.
  • Uses both storyboards and programmatic methods to animate elements.

Check it out: