“The Bicycle Company” by Maisel

  • ©Chuck Maisel

  • ©Chuck Maisel


SIGGRAPH Video Review:




    The Bicycle Company


Company / Institution / Agency:

  • Landor Associates


    This animated sequence is the centerpiece of the Hewlett-Packard exhibit, “The Bicycle Company”, at the Museum of Science and Industry in Los Angeles. This show runs continuously on a pair of video projectors; the left and right halves of the mural were created separately and are projected side-by-side.


    HARDWARE: Bosch 4000, Aurora

Additional Contributors:

    Produced by: Landor Associates, San Francisco, California
    Designer: Rebecca Archey
    Animation realization: Archey/Cavala & Associates, San Francisco, California
    Produced at: The Post Group, Los Angeles, California 1984

Additional Information:

    Format: 1:00; 3/4″; sound

    Technical notes: Each robot was created as a 3-D object and animated as a separate element. The robots were composited over the background using video editing techniques; sometimes as many as 8 layers of video were used.