Random International

Causing a Splash in London
Posted by Gestalten—01/2013

The Barbican’s The Curve is hosting the latest installation by the London-based design studio. It goes by the name of “Rain Room” and transforms the entire space with the help of monumental proportions of carefully choreographed downpour and the sound of water. The installation invites the visitor to experience what it’s like to control the rain.

It is possible that you may get wet especially if wearing dark clothing
Flat shoes are advisable

It is possible to get wet especially if wearing dark clothing. In order for visitors to enjoy the sensory experience of Rain Room, there is a limited capacity of 5 people at a time in the rain. However, the piece has been extemely popular, resulting in 3-4 hours queing times.

Join artists Random International on February 8th as they discuss this critically acclaimed art installation with international curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director of Serpentine Gallery, and choreographer Wayne McGregor, Director of Wayne McGregor Random Dance. 

Random International are known for their distinctive approach to digital-based contemporary art. Their experimental artworks come alive through audience interaction and staged performance. More of their work is featured in A Touch of Code and Lux, both published by Gestalten.



 

A Touch of Code

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Innovative designers are creating compelling atmospheres and interactive experiences by merging hardware and software with architecture and design.
→ read more

Lux

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
No more boring lamps and lights!
→ read more

rAndom International

The greatest common denominators
Posted by Gestalten—02/2009

Working at the intersection of science, design and art, Stuart Wood, Flo Ortkrass and Hannes Koch are not just interested in designing unique design products, but inventing and creating interactive

→ read more

Gestalten’s Berlin Food: "Berliner Stulle"

Two simple recipes for fresh lunch options.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

True Legend

Who built the world's most notorious motorcycle?
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Another Dimension of Handmade

Iris Hantverk helps visually impaired people into work, creating beautiful tactile brushes for a wide range of uses
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Berlin Wonderland

Pictures from a forgotten city
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Recent Book Releases

show all

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed in the October 17 issue of Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung.

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in the September issue of Das österreichische Grafische Gewerbe.

5-page feature on Hello, I am Erik in the October issue of print&media.

The Outsiders recommended in Lufthansa Magazin's October issue.

Designing News in the issue 219 of étapes.

The Chopper recommended on beSpoke.

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

→ How to submit.