A field of motion sensitive rods provided the first opportunity for interaction inside the ESI Design’s Shanghai Corporate Pavilion at the World Expo 2010; photo by Basil Childers
Few aspects of product development have seen more innovation in the past decade than lighting design. Legislation and consumer demand have hastened the evolution of energy efficient solutions and programmable software now enables infinitely customisable lighting scenarios. Architonic examines some shining examples of products and projects that demonstrate the diverse and unusual possibilities offered by these new technologies. (by Alyn Griffiths) (more…)
'Happy Sheep' by ZUS, now in production by Lensvelt
Sheep seem to make people happy. Or, at least, the sculptural ones do that were commissioned for the Dutch Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai. Designed by Rotterdam-based ZUS (Zone Urbaines Sensibles), the four-legged flock proved such a success with visitors to the exhibition that they have now been put into production by design manufacturer Lensvelt.