Category Archives: Interactive Architecture

Chrome Web Lab

Web Lab is a groundbreaking, year-long exhibition, featuring a series of interactive Chrome Experiments that bring the extraordinary workings of the internet to life. Google Creative Lab and Tellart created the concept of the Web Lab–from the user-experience as an integrated online and onsite experience, to its science museum context and audience, to the optical [...]

Chrome Web Lab by Google & Tellart

Web Lab Experiments Open Sourced

It’s bittersweet for us to know that this is the last weekend of the Chrome Web Lab.

Although the first part of Web Lab’s existence is coming to an end, we are elated to reveal the next chapter in Web Lab’s evolution: the open sourcing of code and hardware for some of Web Lab’s most popular activities.

Lego sketchbot

Behind the Scenes: Prototyping Web Lab

Announcing the first of many sneak peeks at the creation process that led to the Chrome Web Lab.  In this set of videos, we take you behind the scenes to show you some of the prototypes and motion sketches that were instrumental in the creation of two of Web Lab’s most popular experiments: the Universal Orchestra and the Sketchbots.

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Work Finishes on Installation at Chicago Children’s Hospital

Tellart is proud to have been involved in the creation of the “Crown Sky Garden,” a peaceful retreat on the 11th floor of the brand-new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Tellart worked with renowned artist and landscape architect Mikyoung Kim to design and develop two interactive pieces for the space.

Light Wall

SoundAffects NYC

A ten-day audio experiment that listened to more than just the audible noise of a New York City street corner, SoundAffects took the form of a wall on the corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street that collected data input including temperature readings, color analysis of video feeds, precipitation measurements, noise levels, cellular phone activity/interference, [...]

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St. Louis Metro: Linear Accelerator

Tellart partnered with Mid Ocean Studio to create a large-scale interactive lighting sculpture for a station in the St. Louis Metro. Mid Ocean designed and built the double helix of stainless steel that held Tellart’s custom technology – thousands of wirelessly controllable multi-color light nodes. Cameras positioned above the train platform tracked the waiting passengers’ [...]

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