growing vase by mischer'traxler at milan design week
growing vase by mischer'traxler at milan design week growing vase by mischer'traxler at milan design week
apr 29, 2012

growing vase by mischer'traxler at milan design week

‘collective work’s by mischer’traxler image © designboom

austrian creative comapny mischer’traxler has displayed their audience contingent, self-actualizing vase, ‘collective works’ in milan for designweek 2012. designboom was present to watch the device output a sculptural work which was decorated with small green markings along its exterior.  the length and intensity of the strokes was based upon the equipment’s motion sensors picking up the number of individuals gathered around the table. the vessel-like construction covers the surface of the vase with seemingly random clusters of colorful markings based upon the number of audience members gathered to witness the creation of the object. the interactive piece was first developed for ‘w – hotel‘s designer of the future award’ in 2011 but was shown as part of the ‘austria design – raw and delicate’ exhibition.

the sensor equipped mechanism as it forms the vessel image © designboom

green markers are held in place with metal arms, moving the pens in to stain the wooden bowl once the sensors recognize a crowd image © designboom

the ‘collective works’ being developed at milan design week 2012 image © designboom

adjusting the mechanism moving the green dye image © designboom

completed vessels image © designboom

‘collective works’ by mischer’traxler

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