Humans since 1982 Humans since 1982
Humans since 1982 Humans since 1982

Appliance of science: Clock-watching in Basel

12 : 06 : 2012 Design : Basel : Art Basel

Basel – Swedish and German design duo Humans Since 1982’s latest work, presented at the Design Miami/ exhibition in Basel, takes a scientific approach to machinery, categorising and archiving technology like natural history.

‘People have butterfly collections, and here we archive industrial products on a semi-scientific level to give them more value,’ Swedish designer Bastian Bischoff tells LS:N Global.

The exhibition, entitled Form Follows Fascination, featured Collection of Light, a display cabinet showing a collection of 400 LED labelled components, which together form a large abstract lamp.

The designers also presented Clock Clock White, a large powder-coated aluminium, analogue clock interface that changes formation every two minutes to display the time in words and visuals, an aesthetic reminiscent of LS:N Global’s Data, Visualised design direction from London Design Festival 2011.

For more coverage from Design Miami/Basel this week, keep an eye on our Seed and Shows sections.

You have 1 free News articles remaining. Sign up to one of our membership packages from just £100 a month.
View Subscription Offers Sign in

What do we use cookies for?

We use cookies to enable the use of our platform’s paid features and to analyse our traffic. No personal data, including your IP address, is stored and we do not sell data to third parties.

Learn more