Jul 11, 2013

Photos Reimagined with New Tangent App!

I was pleased to be part of the Tangent App beta testing team and am happy to announce the launch of the Tangent App from the makers of Deco Sketch.

Press Release:

Transform digital photos into one-of-a-kind works of art with Tangent
– Highly innovative new photo app allows users to reimagine their images –

Tangent AppSan Diego, CA – July 11, 2013 – The photo app development team at Pixite LLC, in partnership with award-winning creative technologist Ben Guerrette, is excited to announce the release of Tangent for iPhone. Tangent is an innovative new photo app that gives anyone the ability to easily transform their photos into one-of-a-kind works of art, a skill set once reserved for graphic artists.

Designed with a simple-to-navigate interface, Tangent allows users to transform their images into totally unique art forms using a creative toolbox of frames, patterns, fills and vectors, as well as the ability to apply and selectively blend colors with ease. Inspired by the shapes of the world around us, the geometric forms are completely scalable, empowering the artist to drag, zoom and rotate at will using simple finger swipes and pinches. 


Fully integrated with popular social media channels, Tangent’s users can either opt to share their creations seamlessly with just a tap or “Retangent,” a feature that allows the user to save their creation and continue adding more layers to their design. This unique feature alone means that the creative possibilities for Tangent are truly limitless.

“The goal in creating Tangent was to provide an intuitive platform for people to create inspiring images through mobile artistry,” says Tangent’s creator and lead developer Ben Guerrette. “There’s an inherent beauty in the simplicity of the interface, which gives users of every level the capability to creatively approach and reimagine photos with endless possibilities. My excitement, both as an artist and a developer, is seeing the astonishing work conceived using Tangent as a tool for creative expression.”


Tangent from Tangent on Vimeo.


Some of Tangent’s creative tools include:
  • 15 easy-to-use, fully customizable templates, or “styles”, which professionally combine shapes, fills, and blends for an amazing look- 39 versatile shapes (11 out of the box)
  • 43 background fills (11 out of the box)
  • 350 stunning combinations of blends and colors
  • Unlimited combinations of shapes, fills, and blends that will completely transform any photo into a work of art
Tangent iPhone app officially launches to the public on July 11th, and will be available on the App Store  Purchase and Download in iTunes

Device Requirements:
* iPhone with iOS 6.1 or later
* 35.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Tangent is $0.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo and Video category.













Tangent Website

About Pixite:

Pixite LLC, located in San Diego, California, was founded by Eugene Kaneko and Scott Sykora in 2009. Pixite creates the highest quality photo viewing apps for iOS devices like Web Albums app, the most popular and highest rated paid Picasa app on the App Store. 

Most recently Pixite produced Tangent, a revolutionary new app that empowers users to recreate photos into stunning geometric works of art. 

About Ben Guerrette:

Ben Guerrette is a creative artist and technologist who produces art generating software applications. With fifteen years in the interactive space, Ben has created award-winning, multimedia experiences for internationally recognized brands. His work gives users the ability to create both temporary and permanent art using touch and motion gesture human interfaces. Ben is the creator and developer of Deco Sketch, used by award winning artists internationally. His latest app, Tangent, which give people the ability to transform their digital images into one-of-a-kind works of art, will be available July 2013.


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