Call for tiles

Having come up with a viable (meltybeads!) tiling scheme, it’s time to officially launch! If anyone wants to deploy a mediated toynbee tile in their neighborhood, fantastic. If you’d let me know, with a picture and a location, even better. My tile dropping will have to wait on warmer weather but you can expect daffodils and QRCodes to bloom simultaneously up here.

To assist – an engriddened toynbee code:


Essential to this whole mediated toynbee thing is a starting point – a machine-readable symbol that takes you to In three sizes (for no good reason), I give you your QR Codes:




You can right-click on any of the images above and do a save image as, or you can click here for a zip file containing everything.

You can put the codes on stickers, have them tattooed anywhere on your body, etc. but in my mind the canonical use is to cut out linoleum tile matrices and embed them in road surfaces.