roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella

midjourney envisions a whimsical future coachella

 

As Coachella 2023 kicked off to welcome music-lovers amid impressive stages and monumental art installations, Roger Wilson envisions a future festival marked with colossal pavilions, colorful canopies, and whimsical art pieces. Using AI design tool Midjourney, the designer draws on the vibrant and playful spirit of Coachella to inspire wonder and delight among festival-goers. A series of eccentric designs, each crafted from a different material, uplifts the desert landscape and creates a dynamic space. From giant colorful play castles to insitu 3D-printed crochet stages, these structures create a sense of enchantment as they add an element of fun and excitement to enhance the festival experience.

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
Imagining Future Coachella | all images courtesy of Roger Wilson

 

 

roger wilson inflates eccentric pavilions and stages

 

A core structure is a series of 3D-printed crochet towers, each of which is enlivened by a different combination of vibrant colors and patterns. Roger Wilson imagines giant mechanical spiders to print and knit the structures, conceiving their canopies to create a sense of movement and energy as festival-goers wander between them and enjoy their shade. Among them, raised rest cocoon pods will offer guests the opportunity to take a break and rest in the cool breeze. The designer also proposes a Peace Pavilion which serves as a beacon and a focal meeting point. The structure has been assembled from colorful scraps of plastic, waste, and old artificial flowers that have been stitched together, inviting guests to marvel at their from from afar or step inside to explore their intricate designs up close.

 

Elsewhere, an array of inflatable noodles tower over the festival in sweeping arches, housing within them various DJs and pockets for the audience. Illuminated from within at night, they cast a colorful flow across the festival grounds, and in the day are a celebration of vibrancy, sparking the imagination of all those that come across them. The various scaled canopies are stitched together from fabric offcuts, and form vertical art installations under which vendors can also find shelter to sell their products and various delectable foods.

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
giant inflatables sway gently in the breeze

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
the ‘Color Cathedral’ inflatable stage

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
DJs play music amid the giant noodles

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
The Peace Pavilion, crafted from recycled artificial flowers and scrap materials

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
aerial views over the fun and games zone

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
3D-printed structures with raised platforms for a moment of privacy and rest

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
waste fabrics form a shelter for vendors to sell their products

roger wilson imagines inflatable monuments and whimsical canopies enlivening coachella
a knitted chill-out zone filled with giant bean bags and cushions

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raised pods capture the cool breeze
raised pods capture the cool breeze
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bar area
bar area
structures printed by mechanical robots with bio resins
structures printed by mechanical robots with bio resins

project info:

 

name: Imagining Future Coachellas
designer: Roger Wilson

 

designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: ravail khan | designboom

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