With augmented reality technology becoming more readily available, young designers are creating face filters for social media platforms. Design reporter Gunseli Yalcinkaya picks five of the most interesting examples.
Berlin-based digital artist Johanna Jaskowska looked to the way light reflects on a person’s face when creating her range of shimmering and shiny face filters.
Beauty3000 transforms the user’s face into a glossy, “plastic” surface, while Techgnosis has a slightly pixelated quality with iridescent colouring.
“I like to experiment with lights in the virtual space that will stage and highlight the user’s face. Kind of like we would do for a photo portrait in a studio, but with AR, the model is you and me,” she told Dezeen
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