Category Archives: Tactile Images

Guise’s Familistere – a comprehensive accessibility chain project

Guise’s Familistère is a complex of buildings built by the manufacturer and utopian socialist Jean-Baptiste André Godin in the mid-19th century. It is considered as one of the first (if not the first) social housing construction at all. The design solutions imagined were used more than 50 years later by architects such as Le Corbusier. Read More

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Urban Gardening in Parc de la Villette – Paris – 2013-2017

The Parc de la Villette brought in several urban gardening projects along the exposition «Le jardin planétaire». It was the starting point to raise awareness among citizens to ecological goals and sustainability. Tactile Studio designed tactile boards to fit into this paradise of nature. They were also formulated as an invitation to look around and observe the natural environment. Read More

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“The Painter’s Worshop” Gustave Courbet – Musée d’Orsay – Paris

The tactile exploration of the painting « L’Atelier du peintre » is part of a sensory multimodal experience.  It took place during the restoration of the masterpiece in 2016-17, inside the museum itself and is now touring. Read More

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Louvre – Petite Galerie – Exhibition “Founding Myths. From Hercules to Darth Vader” – 2015

The Petite Galerie du Louvre is the museum’s center for learning and adresses children and youngsters, their parents and educators alike. It is here that a sample of the collection is put together for better understanding. Tactile Studio was asked to conceive a tactile book for the blind and visually impaired visitors. In 2015 the Petite Galerie’s exhibition «Founding Myths. From Hercules to Darth Vader» (Oct. 12, 2015 – July 4, 2016) illustrated how artists around the world have reanimated old myths in painting, sculpture, cinema, music and more. The tactile book is subtle, gentle to touch and durable, thanks to tearproof material used. Read More

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Museum Cognacq-Jay – Paris – 2015

With the exposition „Thé, Café ou Chocolat?“ (2015) the Cognacq-Jay Museum traced the beginning and the rapid success of cultivating «exotic» drinks among the nobels of the 18th-century society. Our team conceived objects that gives rhythm to the exhibition. A tactile information sheet describes the canvases and engravings exhibited. Read More

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