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Temperature-Testing Installations

'Hot&Cold;' by Fabrica and Daikin is Interactive

— April 25, 2014 — Art & Design
'Hot&Cold' by Fabrica and Daikin was presented at the Milan Design Week 2014, exploring the interactive qualities of temperature.

For example, one element to the installation features plants and items frozen in a large block of ice. Over time, as people come and go throughout the room, adding to its temperature, the ice will freeze and create a completely different way of looking at the objects held within it. In total, there are 36 components to the installation, all of which are adjusted throughout the day due to the hot or cold. Another part of the installation features a glass wall, which looks as though it has stalactites and stalagmites that slowly adjust over time. The entire piece is put together in a stark white room.

Photo Credits: designboom, fabrica.it
Trend Themes
1. Interactive Temperature Installations - Creating installations that explore the interactive qualities of temperature can provide unique and engaging experiences for visitors.
2. Adjustable Components - Using adjustable components in temperature installations allows for dynamic and ever-changing displays.
3. Integration of Nature and Technology - Combining natural elements like plants with innovative technology in temperature installations creates a juxtaposition between the organic and the artificial.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Artists and designers can use temperature installations to push the boundaries of traditional art forms and create immersive experiences.
2. Event Planning and Experiences - Event planners can incorporate temperature installations to provide interactive and memorable experiences for attendees.
3. Hospitality and Tourism - Hotels and tourist attractions can utilize temperature installations to offer unique and captivating environments for guests to enjoy.
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