How emoji conquered the world
ASCII art kaomoji were already around at the time, but they were a pain to enter on a cellphone since they were composed with multiple characters. Kurita was looking for a simpler solution.
Text art pictures created with basic keyboard characters in fixed width fonts. http://asciiartist.com
Curated by Laura Brown
Nice idea for an AdWords ad: Google-searching for brand republic, Ash Baker noticed an ASCII art ad reading “collective.” Created by digital agency CollectiveLondon.com, this ASCII art by isn’t too readable (maybe it was intended for a monospace font?) but the concept is original.