THE Billboard that Breathes

Every once in a while a brief that really inspires comes along. This one was a breath of fresh air.  Time-coded fans to suck in air, an Air Quality Monitor, Real time display, loads of metal, mesh, pristine white hepa filters, and finally a compelling message. This billboard was more an urban intervention meets brand…

THE TIDAL EPIC: LIQUID, METAL, LIGHT

Tidal is a ‘geofeedback’ installation that bridges the gap between water bodies outside and inside us. THE Workshop was commissioned to build this, a suspended storm of metal clouds, illuminated with thousands of LEDs …

THE Urban Bi-spectacle: To biennale or not to biennale

We ended 2016 with a research-driven interactive installation at our very first Biennale. Pi’s, emotional maps of the city, original emotion based frequency sounds, and first person POV’s of four peculiar characters of the city. That’s loads of data, research and creation all crunched into a month of making. In the meanwhile, we also helped…

a month in the making…

THE Workshop has been up and running for over a month. We’ve hosted a few workshops. Met some excellent people. Fun times. We tinkered with electronics. We made music with tools. Literally. We had an Open Day. Met some interesting artists. We made some keychain mementos. We asked people for their interpretations of a box…They were…

The real truth behind open-plan offices

Open-plan offices, flexible working, collaboration, innovation. Buzzwords or just zzZZZzzz’s? After working in an open-plan, supposedly collaboration boosting, creative-conversation-enhancing environment, I realised that there were definite flaws in the plan to power innovation in offices. So is the flow of information enhanced? Does it help build better conversations or produce more productive workers? Or, does it…

Smart roads made of glass will change the future

Why didn’t someone think of this before? It’s a brilliant path-changing idea. Literally. The road to the future is made of solar energy absorbing, super-tough glass. So the road will now be more intelligent, complete with awesome LEDs. More? they also heat up. Bye bye snowplows. And all this by a couple who decided to…