The Root Dome is a permanent outdoor walk-through installation at The Eden Project. It was commissioned as part of the Wellcome Trust’s Invisible Worlds and focuses on soil and everything that happens under our feet. The structure represents the mycelium ‘roots’ of mycorrhizal fungi that live in symbiosis with plant and tree roots. The Root
The Anemone is all about the simplest form of physical user interface – the switch. Two hundred and two bespoke illuminated toggle switches designed and built in house are used in this interactive installation to create a massive programmable interface. While users are able to create their own code for it using the specially written
How do you try and get museum visitors to pick up some headphones and listen to audio content? Don’t. Offer them a stylish & comfy leather armchair with speakers built into the wings, a sensor in the seat and an integral mp3 player combined with well edited and tantalisingly short audio clips. We have designed
We created the gin & tonic filled tide control machine to light-heartedly showcase Watson-Marlow’s peristaltic pumps as an installation for Cornwall Design Season.
How can you make a classroom of children get exciting about sustainable energy? Design an animatronic child-sized monster in a crate which you can bring back to life by generating enough solar, water and wind energy. Developed as a sustainable energy school workshop where children generate energy with small wind turbines, solar panels and wind
How do you make people take notice of museum signage? Make the way-finding so exciting they will pay to use it. The Flying Reiver is the world’s first coin operated signage and combines a life size moving automata riding a vintage bicycle sporting themed animated signs with a wireless donation box on the floor below.
We invented and developed a portable carbon calculator house exhibit to allow users to instantly see the cost of making energy saving changes to their homes. The 1:12 scale interactive includes moving double glazing, household appliances and loft insulation as well as light-up appliances and a spinning energy meter. Both Lambeth Council and the University
How do you make people learn a simple message about hand washing? Relentlessly shout it at them again and again – in an against the clock competitive ‘Simon Says’ style game with specially composed retro game music. Concept and build for NHS Kirklees Infection control Banish the Bugs Campaign.