Our apartment is too small for my baby daughter to have her own room, but if she did, I’d want to decorate it with something like “Die Zukunft, (The Future)”: a simple-but-immersive light projection design that turns blank white walls into a shifting 3-D dreamscape.
What I love about Bahar Yurukoglu’s creation is how it plays with perspective without being too flashy about it. Stereoscopic 3-D is only one of many more monocular and inferred visual cues that our brains rely on to trigger the experience of depth perception–and looking at “Die Zukunft,” at least from a stationary position, it’s hard not to think that the four walls are suddenly falling backwards into an Escher-esque maze full of gently floating shapes.
The Creators Project writes that “Die Zukunft” “seems to imagine a world of holographic displays combined with sophisticated and soothing lightning patterns that could adapt to our daily activities and ever-changing moods.” Personally, I just think it’d be much cooler than a lame little mobile above a crib. But whatever your frame of reference, Yurukoglu’s design subtly evokes exactly what its title promises.