#65 Shining Carpet

The Shining, a 1980 psychological horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick, takes place at the haunted Overlook Hotel. The hotel carpet’s hexagonal design became an iconic part of this famous movie. The carpet features alternating and interlocking hexagons whose mesmerizing effect is well-suited for such an unnerving film. The short program in this project, similar to Project 35, “Hex Grid,” prints this repetitive pattern on the screen.

Note that this program uses raw strings, which prefix the opening quote with a lowercase r, so that the backslashes in the string aren’t interpreted as escape characters.

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