Category Archives: Touchy artefacts

Louvre Abu Dhabi – A universal museum

The new Louvre Abu Dhabi opened last Saturday eleventh of November. The museum partners with Agence France Museum, gathering seventeen of France’s most renowned cultural institutions. We are very proud that they have chosen us to realise the tactile accessibility of the permanent exhibition. Read More

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Weather Report – Bundeskunsthalle Bonn

Innovative universal means to explain weather and climate change

The exhibition “Weather Forecast” (from October 2017 to March 2018) in the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn takes us on an interdisciplinary journey through the weather phenomena. Visitors wander on a complete weather day through the exhibition, experiencing a wide range of phenomena explicited by both arts and science. It spans from early morning fog over sun to rain and in the middle of the museum, even, to a hurricane. In addition, there are curiosities : peasant wisdoms and ancient myths. The big topic of climate change is not ignored. Read More

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Château de Champs-sur-Marne – 2015

The Champs-sur-Marne Castle is the only National Monument that is furnished. Beyond its exterior envelope, corresponding to a private hotel of the 18th century, it was essential for us to underline the beauty of the interiors and the particularity of the half-levels. Read More

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Louvre – Pavillon de l’Horloge – Paris – 2016

Tactile Studio developed a complete tactile tour including orientation plans for the recently renovated and fully renewed Pavillon d’Horloge at the Louvre. 13 tactile stations offer detailed explanations to the various construction phases and modifications of the Louvre through time. Read More

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Taststation Museum des Menschen

Musée de l’Homme – Paris – 2016

Engaging the senses of All – this was the roadmap for the renovation of The Mankind Museum. It meant engaging the senses not only for the blind but for all visitors. The museum chose to offer 21 stations along which one may discover the history of a family, representative model of a human lifespan. A series of busts, from grandson to grandfather, explain the genetic heritage we inherit and with which comes physical likeness as well as signs of ageing. The tactile discovery of the busts is helped by an audio comment; texts in Braille and in big letters add further information. Read More

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Tastmodell Schloss Azay-le-Rideau

Azay-le-Rideau – Palace – Loire Valley – 2015

The construction of the Palace of Azay-le-Rideau, set on an island in the middle of the river Indre, started under the reign of Francis I of France in the 16th century. Its successive owners brought changes and renovations to the initial building, like a renaissance-style north facade, an english-style garden, a salon decorated in 19th-century style, a water mirror to the south facade completed in the 20th century… Read More

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