carpet/?s n t-shirt/?s

carpet/?s and t-shirt/?s is an internet based project that allows you to try preprogrammed machines for generating patterns made out of ascii (American Standart Code for Information Interchange). It runs on a php application where internet resources are used as yarn to make ascii cloths. The user only has to do one click and a machine does the rest. The program generates output, which is always unique. It is based on the time when the surfer goes to a web site. The time in a form of hh:mm:ss is then used as a keyword for the results taken from a search engine. The program downloads the contents of given results, rejects html tags and white spaces and puts all content into a image-like pattern. The produced image can be printed out on a t-shirt or weaved in a factory and then shipped to the addressee. The process of weaving the rug usually takes a month after the arival of payment. The rug is weaved with a natural wool and/or linen. The yarn left on the facing side of the rug is 1cm or longer if there is a special request. The ordered t-shirt is shipped within a week.


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