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Monument Valley: An interactive M.C. Escher print that will blow you away

The beautiful puzzle game -- out now for iOS devices -- is a visual expedition through bending perspectives and restrained artistic splendor that's as playful as it is haunting.

By April 4, 2014

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Endless Stair: Like stepping into an Escher painting

Call it a stairway to heaven. A towering temporary installation now on display in front of London's Tate Modern is made up of a series of interlocking staircases that veer left and right.

By September 23, 2013

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These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014

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What's next for Unity, one of the world's most widely used game making tools (Q&A)

David Helgason, head of Unity, discusses his company's efforts to become the top software coding tool for video game consoles, mobile and VR.

By August 24, 2014

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Best iOS apps honoured in 2014 Apple Design Awards

Apple has announced the winners of its 2014 Design Awards, with a list of 12 spectacular apps that represent the best on the iTunes app store.

By June 3, 2014

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18th century drawings brought to life with 3D printing

Furniture and other objects designed by 18th century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi have been given form thanks to 3D printing.

By May 22, 2014

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Monument Valley: on sacred geometry and a game for everyone

ustwo has created a work of art in its Escher-inspired puzzle game, Monument Valley. Designer Ken Wong gives CNET an inside look at where it came from.

By April 8, 2014

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'Star Wars' M.C. Escher Lego model a perfect geek storm

What happens when you combine "Star Wars" and M.C. Escher's crazy staircases into a Lego diorama? Geek heaven.

By June 13, 2012

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Frax app brings fractal-exploration glory to iOS

A computer-graphics A-team is digging into fractals again with software that's clearly a labor of love. Exploring the Mandelbrot and Julia sets is a spectacular marriage of beauty and math.

By October 2, 2013

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Artificial traveling sun warms hearts in winter

Two Norwegian artists create a giant glowing light sculpture and take it on a road trip through regions that get little or no sun in winter.

By September 24, 2013