MUSEE DE LA BOITE DE MONTRE Museum Sofia designers MUSEE DE LA BOITE DE MONTRE Museum Sofia designers MUSEE DE LA BOITE DE MONTRE Museum Sofia designers

MUSEE DE LA BOITE DE MONTRE 2015

Location : Le Noirmont, Switzerland
Photos : © Matthieu Spohn, 2015

In a magnificent renovated workshop, the Musée de la Boîte de Montre present a hundred machines and objects that allowed the manufacture of watch cases, singular activity between art and high precision which the region of the Franches-Montagnes in Swiss Jura is still a major player.

Sofia designers was commissioned to design and build the museum's informations panels. They function as beacons between the two workshops that are reconstituted: one of the pre-electricity, about 1850, and the other, which has the peculiarity to be operate and immerse the visitor in the ambiance of a mechanized workshop in the 1920s.

Inspired by the old drawing boards used in engineering department, the elements that constitute this furniture pay tribute to the men who imagined, conceived and built these incredible precision machinery!

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