Secret Codewords of the NSA
C is for cultweave.
Cultweave is a small SIGINT (signals intelligence) database. SIGINT is the gathering of information by intercepting signals, either communications signals or electronic signals.
I wanted to make an image that would suggest various networks interacting and converging. I looked at different kinds of weaving images, and finally found an old-school envelope security pattern called 'basket weave' that I deconstructed a bit to come up with this design.
Four applications of color, with blind emboss
Kochi Kozo paper