What a great concept.
LOVE IT!!! Soundcloud has the same system, using it as a placeholder while the images load (it might be random generated gradients though)
I was trying to think of the application then saw your comment. This would make for a great placeholder.
Google image search does the same thing. But only on mobile afaik.
awesome. but I somehow get..
Traceback (most recent call last): File "gradify.py", line 3, in from PIL import Image, ImageFilter ImportError: No module named PIL
someone else aswell? OSX 10.10
FWIW, imgix can also do this, and can also output color info as JSON:
This is neat!