Mario von Rickenbach


Other Works

non-games projects

Code-generated visuals

These are some experiments with code-generated visuals. Most of them I created at university when I tried to dive into different tools while learning to code.

Openframeworks
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generative-00-ofx_2b
generative-00-ofx_3b
3ds max
generative-01-3dsmax-01
generative-01-3dsmax-02
generative-01-3dsmax-03
Flash
generative-flash-01
generative-flash-02
generative-flash-03
generative-flash-04

Grafik Kiosk

Grafik Kiosk is an experimental application to generate posters. The user controls a range of sliders with indirect attributes and rules to generate a beautiful poster.

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gk5

Concept – Jonas Hegi, Samuel Weidmann
Development – Philipp Läubli, Mario von Rickenbach

Kant

Kant is a design concept of a polygonal snowboard helmet, which I made in a product design workshop during my studies at university.

kant_01b
kant_02
kant_03

Typefinder

Typefinder is an application prototype that allows the user to browse through fonts intuitively by choosing the desired formal properties.

typefinder01
typefinder02

Concept & Design – Christian Flepp
Development – Philipp Läubli, Mario von Rickenbach

Festival der Künste

Trailer for the Festival of the Arts 2009 in Zurich, based on the design identity by Jonas Hegi.

3D

Artifacts of my work with 3d applications like blender, which didn't make it into any project.

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xx-3d-02
xx-3d-04

Avatar Tool

The web application Avatar Tool is an interactive storytelling environment, where the user can build and share stories by adding characters, dialogue and playing animations.

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Avatar Tool was a commissioned project by Stapferhaus Lenzburg for an exhibition called Home 2.0, which explained the internet for people who are not necessarily exposed to it everyday.

Visual Design, Animation – Mario von Rickenbach
Development – Gregor Falk, Mario von Rickenbach
Client – Stapferhaus Lenzburg

Back to the Old Future

Back to the Old Future was a theatre play about technology and humanity, performed at the National Academy of Theatre Arts in Beijing in 2010. In this collaboration between swiss and chinese students, my job was to design, develop and operate an interactive stage projection.

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z-commonstage-01b
z-commonstage-01c.small
z-commonstage-02.small.last
z-commonstage-02e
z-commonstage-03
z-commonstage-04