Transparent Organ©: Designing Luminaire Art Deco with Kinetic Interaction

  • Scottie Chih-Chieh HuangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9187)


This paper purposed a novel concept for futuristic interactive product design, combined the emerging techniques of the digital design and fabrication, interactive kinetic structural system, and ambient display to form a hybrid luminaire art deco. This installation - Transparent Organ developing a specific characteristic of sensitive kinetic interaction in a computer augmented physical kinetic object producing ambient atmosphere in a space. It used digital fabrication with parametric design tools for construct transparent shape plays as a light conduction. The interactive system combined of capacitive touch sensor, dimming control, and motor controller for kinetic sculpture with adaptive algorithm. Furthermore, this precedent has demonstrated alternative aesthetics with functional applications in further interactive product design.


Computer-aided design (CAD) Kinetic sculpture Interactive design New media art 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biologically Inspired Objects Laboratory, Department of Industrial Design College of Architecture and DesignChung Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan

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