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Interdisciplinary Dutch experience design collective Polymorf designs by any media necessary to create speculative design and multi sensory experiences using cutting-edge technologies. As such, Polymorf acts as an innovative pipeline across industries by creating strategies for prototyping the future.

Their groundbreaking work engages audiences by creating fully embodied immersive experiences. This is reflected in their body of work, which consists of VR experiences, theatrical performances and installation pieces. Their research project Sense of Smell and installation piece, Famous Deaths explores the possibilities of scent for storytelling, strategic communication and media design.

Famous Deaths won the 2015 Art & Olfaction Award for experimental scent and was selected for the MIT Canon Moments of Innovation and the IDFA Doclab Interactive Documentary Canon. In its currents projects Polymorf explores the possibilities for scent and touch to create multi-sensory strategies for story and experience design working closely with various industries and universities all over the world. By directly influencing the affective response, Polymorf incorporates visceral meaning in their designs to reflect on the now, the (post-)human condition and the relationships between humans and technology.

Polymorf is: Frederik Duerinck, Marcel van Brakel, Peter Boonstra, Wander Eikelboom and Mark Meeuwenoord.