Note Design Studio in Stockholm recently completed Waiting Windows, an outdoor art installation consisting of stainless steel structures of various sizes located on a hill; the work represents a meditation on the time we spend waiting for during the course of our lives.
“Waiting is a poetic state of mind, but it is often considered a void in our daily lives; if you allow yourself to actively occupy that moment rather than be passive, then it becomes something else….”
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As part of the “The Art of Urban Creation” initiative, the studio was asked to create a public work close to what will be the new Sickla station. Reflecting on the concept of waiting, the team designed the installation by visually translating the multi-faceted sense that this word can take.
In the end, the winning idea was to mirror the landscape through almost metaphysical temporal door-windows. During the daytime hours, the light hits the Windows Waiting, bouncing the forest scenery through its reflection, while at night each window is illuminated on top of the frame, creating a work of art of great effect.
Check out the Note Design Studio website here.