Want Fountain Turns Your Textual content Message Right into a Mild Present

When artistic studio SOSO was tapped to design a shock and delight second in a newly revived constructing, they dreamed up Want Fountain. Impressed by San Diego’s pure ocean atmosphere, the interactive artwork set up mimics a wishing nicely and the floor of its water as soon as a coin is tossed in. For guests to work together with Want Fountain, all they should do is ship a textual content message to a posted telephone quantity – it may be a picture or phrases – answering a immediate that’s displayed on close by screens.

Want Fountain Turns Your Textual content Message Right into a Mild Present

Every want is stored a secret, because of a cloud server that pulls from on-line visible sources to decipher the content material of every message. The needs are then reworked into a colourful gentle present that travels throughout a rippled spherical bench and over wall-mounted screens. Want Fountain is seen to all entrances and ranges of the constructing, giving viewers the possibility to impression their atmosphere.

girl interacting with a circular installation in a building's lobby

woman interacting with a circular installation in a building's lobby

people interacting with a circular installation in a building's lobby

detail of a circular installation in a building's lobby

people interacting with a circular installation in a building's lobby

closeup of a person messaging on their phone

detail of a circular installation in a building's lobby

woman interacting with a circular installation in a building's lobby

people interacting with a circular installation in a building's lobby

To be taught extra about Want Fountain, go to sosolimited.com.

Pictures by Ty Cole.

Kelly Beall is senior editor at Design Milk. The Pittsburgh-based graphic designer and author has had a deep love of artwork and design for so long as she will keep in mind, and enjoys sharing her finds with others. When undistracted by nice artwork and design, she could be discovered making a large number within the kitchen, consuming as a lot info as doable, or on the sofa along with her three pets. Discover her @designcrush on social.

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