based in san francisco, burton rast is a principal designer at the global design firm, IDEO.
there, he develops prototypes, codes, user interfaces and data visualization to create more innovative user experiences that positively impact people’s life. this all comes down to raising awareness on ‘digital literacy’ – as he terms it – through teaching, events, seminars and extensive workshops. following that same spirit, he is currently exploring the shapes of the californian city through a series of a hundred daily digital photos

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as burton rast explains it,I’ve long wanted to initiate a project that celebrates the diverse architecture of my adoptive city of san francisco. using an editing technique I’ve been developing and with a subsequent aesthetic in mind, I set out to capture the shapes of san francisco with a single design constraint in place: Iphone only, for both photo captures and image edits’. 



to view his full photographic series of the city, click here

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designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.


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