The best interactive designs feel natural — like they weren’t “designed” to begin with. They just work and make sense.
Waiting in line in hot and humid Midtown Manhattan for three-plus hours makes little sense — unless you’re jonesing for good interactive design and the experience of standing in a downpour without getting wet.
Rain Room is part of of the Museum of Modern Art‘s PS1 exhibition EXPO 1: New York, a spate of works in multiple locations that broadly relate to Earth’s ecology. It’s a 1,000 square foot installation that lets visitors stand amid 220 gallons of rainwater falling per minute, all while remaining dry.