Circus Family's Installation TRIPH at WantedDesign Fair during NYCxDESIGN

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Circus Family designed the interactive installation TRIPH in front of WantedDesign Fair on May 19.

This interactive installation consists of modular shapes containing programmable LED lights. The visualisation above consists of 2 shapes. Each shape is built with separate blocks. The shapes are made of wood, fabric and mirrors. Inside the interior of the shapes are controllable LED strips and sensors that measure movement.

About Circus Family

Circus Family consists of a family of audiovisual designers with a passion for bringing challenging projects to life, using design, moving image, music and interactive technology. 

They specialise in the fields of fashion, music, sports and luxury. As well as commissioned work, for brands such as Nike and Tommy Hilfiger, and events including SXSW and New York Design Week, they love to create their own projects, just for the fun of it.

Founded in Amsterdam in 2004, the family started off making snowboarding films, and today, founder Wout Westen still brings his directorial talents to projects as diverse as documentary series “Pull Up” as well as highly visual installations for a wide range of events.

Circus Family believes in merging design and technology to explore new territories, create powerful audiovisual experiences and tell stories worth telling.

ABOUT WantedDesign

WantedDesign is a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community at large throughout the year. It’s two marquee events take place during May’s NYCxDESIGN in both Manhattan and Brooklyn.


Since its inception, Collective Design has been an active supporter of and participant in NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s official citywide celebration of design, which will run from May 3-24, 2017. Spanning all disciplines of design, NYCxDESIGN creates a collaborative platform for cultural and commercial opportunities, elevates established and emerging design practices and increases awareness of and appreciation for design by all audiences. Hosted in New York City, NYCxDESIGN brings together all the disciplines of design, commerce, culture, education, and entertainment with a full, varied program, including exhibitions, installations, trade shows, talks, launches and open studios. The program is overseen by NYCEDC together with a Steering Committee comprised of leaders and leading institutions across most design disciplines.

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