25 Sep '15, 8am

Handmade insects come alive to human movement in Curiosity Cloud

When viewed from a distance, the insects are mostly still and only a few globes emit light. Once visitors enter the darkened room, motion sensors trigger the lights to flicker on and the hand-embroidered insects come to life through sound and movement. The buzzing sound of each insect is amplified as it collides with the glass and differs depending on the size of the mouth-blown glass globes. “We have created a calm, yet alluring atmosphere, where people can engage with the installation and each other,” say the designers on the London Design Festival’s website . “It is a playful experience, but also a thoughtful project pointing at mankind’s relationship to nature. We want people to be surprised and delighted.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/handmade-insects-come-alive-to-human...

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