Google Celebrates Joseph Plateau’s 218th Birthday
Google celebrates 218th birth anniversary of physicist Joseph Plateau with a special doodle
Today Google Doodle honors Belgian Physicist Joseph Plateau on his 218th birth anniversary. The search giant celebrated the 218th birth anniversary of the physicist who invented the phenakistiscope, a device that led to the onset of cinema by creating the illusion of moving images. The Doodle is inspired by the mesmerizing animated discs, the animated Doodle art was made to reflect Plateau’s style, with different imagery and themes in them on different device platforms.
The doodle is inspired by animated discs reflecting Plateau’s style with different images and themes on various device platforms. The Doodle was created by animator Olivia Huynh and help from Diana Tran and Tom Tabanao.
Here are the early animation test for the Doodle
Google says it’s doing something unique to celebrate Joseph Plateau 218th birth anniversary. The company says it’s the first Doodle with different artwork across desktop, mobile, and its dedicated search app.