Artist Creates Real Clouds Indoors [Pics]

Berndnaut Smilde creates the clouds by carefully regulating humidity, temperature, and light in the space.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on November 14, 2012.

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has come up with a way to create clouds indoors by carefully regulating the space’s humidity, temperature, and light. This intersection of science + art was recently named one of TIME magazine‘s ‘Best Inventions of the Year 2012′.

Artist Creates Real Clouds Indoors [Pics]

The fluffy white clouds are summoned up temporarily using a fog machine, creating a surreal experience in the middle of a room. Click through to see some of Smilde’s clouds, which have been created inside different locations:

Berndnaut Smilde