Seeing colors / Additive mixture of colors

A slider at the console allows headlights in the colours red, green and blue to be changed in intensity to create mixed colours. When looking at the overlapping color surfaces, the phenomenon of additive color mixing can be observed. 


Different coloured acrylic plates are pushed back and forth on an illuminated surface or placed on top of each other. The reflection is visible on a curved sheet metal. Aurora stands for the concept of dawn, in which natural gradients are visible in the sky.

Colorful feather dress / Catch the bird

The graphic to be viewed shows a red and green parrot and in the middle an empty cage. First stare at the red or green parot for like 15 seconds, then look at the picture with the cage. In the cage, a bird now appears in the respective simultaneous contrast.

Color mood

This computer exhibit is about emotions and their color assignment. On a screen the visitor can assign a combination of four colors to one of eight emotions, which he himself assembles from a colorful color palette. This creates a mood image expressed in colours. 

Feeling and smelling colors

In several containers the visitor can perceive different odors which are associated with certain colors. The matching item can be touched under the table at the same time. 

Guess the Logo

On this computer exhibit, logos can be guessed based on their colors. On the screen you can see roughly pixelated images of well-known logos, which have to be given their correct logo name based on the colors and their approximate composition.

How does the color blue sound to you? / Hearing colors

By hitting the flats filled with blue water, different high tones are created which the visitor can compare. Is there a tone that sounds most like the color blue? Whether it sounds rather high or low can be found out here.

Richness of tone

By placing paint plates on the vinal turntable, which is rotated slowly by hand, you can compose your own melodies. Depending on the rotation speed, color and distance of the circles, the melody changes.

Topic Glasscabinet

This display case introduces the visitor to the topic area senses. With the help of images that change depending on the colors, it is made clear that the sensation of colors is associated not only with the eyes but also with other of the five senses. The connection of all five senses to the brain is shown as a model.