Kees Boeke

Cosmic View (1957)

Above: Via Artsmonitor, Kees Boeke’s Cosmic View: The Universe in 40 Jumps.
Published in 1957.

Boeke also explored the opposite direction.

Powers of Ten, the Eames’ presentation of this same concept,
was released in 1977.




3 Responses to “Kees Boeke”

I LOVE THIS!

kindra added these words on Dec 16 08 at 10:47 PM

Geotrivia for GEOTYPOGRAFIKISTS…

The book *Cosmic Zoom* was recast a decade later by the Film Board of Canada in its film *Cosmic Zoom*: http://www.nfb.ca/film/cosmic_zoom/
(I saw it as undergrad design student that year.)

Charles Eames used it as inspiration for *Powers of Ten,* which I first viewed as a grad student in design at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Eames’ alma mater. -KB

J. Kevin Byrne added these words on Jul 11 09 at 6:55 PM

Thanks for your insight, Kevin!

Erik Brandt added these words on Jul 14 09 at 7:03 AM

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