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Yi – Interactive Yoga

Yi is an interactive yoga mat that provides the user with a new yoga experience. With Yi, every place can be transformed into the perfect yoga environment. The lighting in the mat enriches the yoga experience; it creates a relaxing atmosphere and it supports the user with feedback throughout the exercises. Yi shows how to get in position, how you are balanced and how to breathe.

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Reactor Institute

The Reactor Institute Delft opened a design contest for the renovation of the reactor dome. The current aluminum cladding has deteriorated and needs to be replaced with a modern solution that also functions as an eye-catcher. The proposed concept is a network of light components that reenact the battle with malignant cells in the human body. The animation refers to the research that is done within the dome to create awareness of the value of the institute among the public.

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Lighting design

Lighting Dome

The dome is the outcome of a lighting design course. The lighting researchers at the faculty of IDE, TU Delft, currently have two installations to experiment with either directional lighting or diffused lighting. The lighting dome combines those two types of lighting in one system that is able to light any object at the center of the dome from 360 degrees. With this the researchers can create innumerable lighting scenes with combinations of directional and diffused lighting from any direction.

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Memnun Oldum

Memnun Oldum (EN: Nice to meet you) is an interactive installation that shows the influence of an individual on a group. In the Middle Eastern society people are more open to intermingle and therefore the social groups are highly dynamic. Memnun Oldum makes these dynamics visual by creating colored drops per visitor. The drops fall and land in a dish below, one by one. Slowly they form a larger group but each individual leaves a trace behind.

The interactive installation has been presented at METU Ankara, the Dutch Technology Week and the Dutch Design Week in 2012. The installation evoked many interesting discussions on cultural differences during these exhibits. And, albeit for a brief moment, it let people evaluate their own perspective towards those cultural differences.

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