responsive hexi wall fluctuates based on nearby movements
responsive hexi wall fluctuates based on nearby movements
feb 25, 2014

responsive hexi wall fluctuates based on nearby movements

responsive hexi wall fluctuates based on nearby movements
all images courtesy of thibaut sld




canada-based thibaut sld has designed thehexi’ responsive wall, a series of 60, mounted panels, which react to the movements of nearby people. the graphic designer’s self-initiated project comes as a collision of interaction, geometry and art, as the complex mechanical installation induces an aesthetically engaging result. the hexagonal panels situated on the surface of the interior space use real-time data collected from motion-tracking technology to decode and interpret the gestures and actions of a person within close range. using this feedback, the kinetic wall behaves in sync with the proximate participant; walking passed, jumping near or waving a hand in the direction of the ‘hexi’ wall induces a undulating swell and surge of independent motion. like a vision out of a science fiction film, mesmerizing waves of kinetic flow materialize in a rippling unison, countering the gesture performed by man in close proximity to the installation.


video courtesy of thibaut sld

jumping near the installation induces a wave of motion
each panel is individually fitted with the mechanics, sending real-time data about proximate movementshexi-responsive-panel-designboom-02
60 mounted panels make up the ‘hexi’ responsive wall

  • cool! amazing!!!

    wanna says:
  • nice concept but it should be noted that these are renderings – not an actual installation

    manu says:
  • Does anyone know how I can purchase and have this installed?

    Peter says:

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