Tag Archives: symmetry

Above: the Grand Hotel de l’Europe in Bad Gastein, Austria; Stadt-Bad Gotha in Gotha, Germany; Spadina road, Toronto; Hotel Polonia in Warsaw; Hamble-Warsash Ferry Shelter in Hampshire; Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare, England; a door in Kiev, Ukraine; a conference Room in North Korea and (our favourite) a VW van in Berlin by Ulfar Loga.

A subtreddit in which people from around the world post images of places that aren’t, but could easily be film sets from Wes Anderson films.


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A series of portraits of the grand symmetry and ornate splendour of Budapest’s theatres by Hungarian photographer Zsolt Hlinka.

Above: Nemzeti (The National Theatre); the State Opera House; the Thália Theatre; the Madách Színház musical venue and the Új színház (New Theatre).


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A supercut by Korean filmmaker Kogonada of director Wes Anderson’s obsession with symmetry.

And while we’re on the subject, check out Wes Anderson Palettes – a pleasingly ordered tribute to another of the director’s trademarks: colour harmony.

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A symmetrical graduation short by Yann Pinneill of Parisian art school ESAG Penninghen.

The second half continues the story as a mirror image of the first.

You’ll see.


Mathemagician Vi Hart demonstrates how to make the geometric paper snowflakes that you’ve been trying and failing to make since you were six.

Pay attention.

There will be folding.


Continuing today’s mirror theme, here’s a cute video for French musician Yuksek‘s single ‘Off The Wall’ (geddit?), produced by SoLab.

The making of video shows how it was done by running the same sequence, minus the mirror effect.