ABC: The Alphabet from the Sky (Hardcover)

The Alphabet from the Sky

By Benedikt Gross, Joey Lee

Price Stern Sloan, 9781101995815, 64pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 2016



Discover the alphabet from a bird's-eye view

Geographer and designer duo Benedikt Gross and Joey Lee have taken the alphabet to new heights--literally Using satellite imagery and computer technology, the pair has discovered "accidental letters" all over the world: in roads, rivers, buildings, lakes, and more. Take a journey around the Earth in 26 letters with this special book.

"A delightful anytime book with hours of entertainment"--Booklist

About the Author

Benedikt Gro is a speculative and computational designer. He has a MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art, is co-author of one of the top-selling books on computation design, Generative Design, and has exhibited and published his work widely. Benedikt balances his time working on commercial- and self-initiated research projects, teaching as a professor of interaction design, and raising a family. Joey Lee is an experimental geographer and media artist from San Francisco working with maps and data. He has a BA from the University of California-Los Angeles, a MSc from the University of British Columbia, and has worked as a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Joey spends his time "learning through making" in his practice as a researcher, educator, and technologist.