numen/for use at DMY berlin design festival 2010
numen/for use at DMY berlin design festival 2010 numen/for use at DMY berlin design festival 2010
jun 07, 2010

numen/for use at DMY berlin design festival 2010

‘tape installation’, odeon vienna



‘tape installation’ by for croatian design collective numen/for use is made of  tendons of transparent multi-layered  adhesive tape which are stretched between the columns of an ex-stock exchange building. the continuous wrapping of tendons results in a complex, amorphous surface through the process reminiscent of growing of organic forms.


530 rolls of transparent self adhesive tape (35600m, 45kg)



the idea of the installation originates in a set design concept for a dance performance in which the form evolves from the movement of the dancers between the pillars. the dancers are stretching the tape while they move, so the resulting shape is (tape) recording of the choreography.





presented by vienna design week embassy, ‘tape installation’ will be showcased at DMY 2010 in berlin. a previously exhibited variation of the ‘tape installation’ at has been featured on designboom. for more information, see here.





production video of ‘tape installation’



















  • if you walked into a deserted warehouse and found this; it scare the s..t out of you. would complement louise bourgeois spiders in the turbine hall. superb.

    nicey says:
  • intonet

    neuromantrice says:
  • Wonderful, spiders’ cradles!

    Giacomo Cornelio says:
  • wow
    interested design

    jojo says:
  • I guess you can make a thing like that in my home to scare my mother in low, ha ha ha.

    fausto_cuellar says:
  • beautiful and spatial, i hope the tape is rewound and reused : ) otherwise bio-mimicry is a wasteful game

    simonalex says:

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