Historical Castle Gets Digital Magic Carpet Treatment

Historical Castle Gets Digital Magic Carpet Treatment
Design

Interactive installation brings Moroccan mosaics and Islamic art to life

Ross Brooks
  • 4 november 2014

It’s usually best to leave things the way you found them, especially if we’re talking about 13th-century Italian castles. Despite that advice, the French digital artist Miguel Chevalier has managed to infuse timeless architecture with a psychedelic digital light show. Building off a similar project involving a 1930s Moroccan church, “Magic Carpets” covers the castle’s courtyard with a stunning collection of colors and shapes that reconfigure themselves as visitors move through the space.

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