Binary Blankets

Binary Blankets

Ever seen binary code converted into an image file and thought it would make a great artsy-looking blanket? Probably not but someone was inspired by the idea and came up with Binary Blankets, offering a unique and eye-catching way to chase away the chill when winter rolls around.

Phillip Stearns, an artist that works with electronics and electronic media, is the fellow that saw art where the rest of us saw gibberish and he was anxious to bring this new form of data-sharing to the masses.

Each blanket sports a different look, depending on the type of file used to create the image.

Binary Blankets iTunes 10 6 OSX

This blanket, for example, was created from iTunes 10.6 OSX

Binary Blankets Microsoft Word

While this one uses Microsoft Word.

Because each type of software creates a unique pattern, and because each image will only be used 5 times, you can probably be pretty confident that your neighbor won’t end up with the same type of blanket.

Binary Blankets

  • Each design is limited to an edition of 5
  • Woven in the USA by Pure Country Weavers
  • 100% cotton
  • 53″x71″
  • Machine Washable
  • Hanging Hardware Not Included

There’s a wide assortment of visual styles to choose from, and having image-based art would provide a nice contrast to the audio-based art of VaporSky Spectrum Decor, especially if you’re looking for decor that’s a little different from what everyone else has.

Binary Blankets are available for $350 each at phillipstearns.wordpress.com.

(via Laughing Squid)

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Marty Shaw

About Marty Shaw

Marty Shaw is a Texas-based writer, who is addicted to geeky gadgets and all things Doctor Who-related. When he's not trying to figure out a creative way to hitch a ride in the TARDIS, he imagines what it would be like to live through a zombie apocalypse as an uncool version of Daryl Dixon.

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