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SIX-FORTY BY FOUR-EIGHTY

Interactive light installation

Six-Forty by Four-Eighty is a large-scale lighting installation that breaks pixels away from the screen, physically immersing viewers into an interactive computing experience.  

Individually, pixels can be rearranged in space and change their color in response to touch; however, they only communicate their state to each other by using a person's body as the conduit for information. When grouped together, the pixels create patterns and animations, becoming a medium for composition and expression which evokes a form of digital graffiti.

By transposing the pixel from the confines of the screen and into the physical world, focus is drawn to the materiality of computation and new forms for design emerge.

Commissioned by Design Miami/ 
W Hotels Designer of the Future Award

Awards

I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review, Honorable Mention

Ars Electronica - Interactive Arts Honorary Mention 2011

Design Miami - W Hotels Designers of the Future Award 2010

Selected Press

Domus. Ars Electronica 2011. September, 2011.

Vogue. Let There Be Light. November 22, 2010.

XXI Mimarlık Tasarım Mekan. PİKSELE DOKUN. November 2010.

Financial Times. How To Spend It: That’s A Beautiful Code. October 16, 2010.

Core77. Design Miami/Basel: Computation Made Fancy Design. June 29, 2010.

Dezeen. W Hotels Designers of the Future at Design Miami/Basel 2010. June 25, 2010.

Whitewall. W Hotels Design Awards. June 24, 2010.

Le Temps. Au doigt et à l’œil. June 17, 2010.

New York Times: T Magazine. Design Miami/Basel | The Future Perfect. June 15, 2010.

Financial Times. Technology tamed. June 12, 2010.

Designboom. design miami basel 2010: designers of the future award winners. April 5, 2010.

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