japanese design studio YOY has unveiled its latest installation WIND, a window frame that creates its own breeze by generating wind through its pane. the installation is part of the exhibiton ‘art and design, dialogue with materials‘ held in toyama prefectural museum of art and design.

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the window appears as an ordinary wooden frame suspended in the air,
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the beautifully minimal fan is programmed to reproduce the organic stir of the wind and has been created to be installed in a window-less space. YOY studio installed using 8 small fans, the window emits a gentle breeze by pushing air through the slits on each side of the frame.

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slits in the pane of the window emit a breeze

 

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it was the studios challenge to change the perception of the space by creating a wind that shouldn’t be there

 

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the installation is currently on show at the toyama prefectural museum of art and design

  • So what’s the point of this … mechanizing a window frame … to what end???????????????

    Leonardo Sideri says:

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