Tag Archives: Design for All

Art and Material: The sense of touch – Musée Fabre – Montpellier

Back to The Enlightenment, at the very heart of the modern knowledge, in Voltaire Castle itself. What would you feel, sense whilst touching Voltaire’s face, nose and eyes? You may come out of this tactile experience more candid, ingenuous, eager to cultivate your garden. 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 Amphitheater Nîmes

Arena of Nîmes – 2016

The arena of Nîmes, dating from Roman times, were reproduced as a tactile model of one metre diameter, with a sectional view detailing the bleachers plan. The goal was to make everybody understand the complex organisation of the construction and in particular its dual circulation system, allowing spectators to join one of the four zones of the bleachers. Read More

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Taststation Eiffelturm

Eiffeltower – Paris – 2014

Tactile Studio participated in the renovation of the first floor of the Eiffel Tower, a project carried out by the architecture agency Moati-Rivière. Six monumental signs of 2.5 metres long were conceived and manufactured to describe all the work accomplished by the famed French engineer Gustave Eiffel : the numerous patents deposited, the locations of his other architectural works of art, the several copies of Gustave Eiffel’s originals in the world. Read More

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