June 9, 2004

Photoshopping the Future

Category: Internet


The Hypothetical World: I spent a lot of time earlier this year putting together spiced up photos of Prescott, Arizona. The photos were alterered in Photoshop to show hypothetical improvements, like trees, storefronts, bike lanes, transit systems etc...

In addition to being really fun to create, these types of mock-ups are among the most persuasive ways of getting people to understand and like what you're proposing. Turns out a number of firms actually do this for money. I am jealous!

Urban Advantage seems to be one of the most prolific firms doing digital mock-ups of city streets. Their website is full of inspiring images.

Posted by Nick at June 9, 2004 6:12 PM