Martí Guixé. H!Bye Pills and Instruction Card Prototypes. 2000

Martí Guixé H!Bye Pills and Instruction Card Prototypes 2000

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Commissioned for MoMA’s exhibition Workspheres in 2000, H!Bye are fictional medications that help the nomadic worker—someone who continually travels for business—settle into ever-changing surroundings and be productive. The “relaxation” pill, for instance, contains an herbal relaxant and is soft and chewy, intended to be used like a cigarette or chewing gum, while the “go crazy” pill reacts with the user’s dental fillings, keeping her alert despite jet lag or other travel fatigue.

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Dimensions range from a minimum of h. 1/16" (0.2 cm), diam. 1/4" (0.6 cm) to a max of h. 1 3/4" (4.4 cm), diam. 1 3/4" (4.4 cm) .36 (catalogue card): h. 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 3" (31.1 x 21 x 7.6 cm)
"Workspheres" Exhibition Fund
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Architecture and Design

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