This Person Does Not Exist

When you visit the website This Person Does Not Exist, you will be greeted with the face of a stranger. Each time you click ‘refresh’, a new, completely convincing yet unfamiliar face appears. Except, as the title gives away, none of these people exist.

Creator Phil Wang made the site using a new development in machine learning, called Generative Adversarial Networks (GAN). GAN forces two data sets to compete with each other in a game, encouraging each strand to learn from the other’s mistakes.

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past 12 months, as nominated by design experts from around the world.