Tag Archives: Universal Design

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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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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