Stores & Spaces (159)
Cleansing your senses
Why it matters
With even toilets becoming multi-sensory experiences, what other public spaces (such as car parks/lifts/changing rooms) will be designed and run to feed the five senses?
Point WC are a French company who offer "luxury" public toilets. The toilets are cleaned by staff after every visit to guarantee optimum cleanliness. Each one is individually decorated and features a mini boutique that sells make-up and toiletries.
SNIFF is a project by artist Karolina Sobecka with software design by Jim George, and it could mean big things for the future of window shopping. A 3D image of a puppy is projected against a shop window in NYC. Using infrared lights and a camera, the puppy is able to track passerby’s position and direction of movement and respond to them.