Sep 3, 2009  •  In Art/Design, Geek, Web

Can Bloated Code Be Beautiful?

The answer is YES.

Last month, I saw a screenshot of the Fujinon Binoculars website source code. Filled with seemingly endless <FONT> tags, I couldn’t help but laugh.  

A snippet of the code. Take a look at the original to get the full effect.

THIS is the reason I never use an HTML editor, I chuckled as I scrolled down the overly bloated code.

But alas! Today I found out that there was a reason behind this madness!

According to, this is what you get when you zoom out and flip the code on its side:

It almost looks like a landscape, doesn’t it?

Now, when we travel – via Google Earth – to the top of Fujinon’s corporate headquarters in Saitama and face Mount Fuji, we get this view:

Let’s try laying the code over the landscape:


Those darned kewl Japanese! What will they think of next??!

Via Geeks Are Sexy.

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