Serious game Van Gogh Museum wins silver European Design Award

27 May 2012

Camille’s diorama, the Van Gogh Museum’s online game for young children, has won a silver European Design Award in Helsinki. The game was developed for the Van Gogh Museum by Blue Caterpillar, also makers of the Dutch Mijn naam is Haas (‘My name is Hare’), a successful cross medial concept for children aged 4 – 7. In Camilles diorama children can make a digital diorama, using animations based on paintings by Vincent van Gogh.  The Annenberg Foundation funded the development of Camille’s diorama, which is available in both English and Dutch.


Camille Roulin

Camille Roulin, the boy that in 1888 was portrayed several times by Van Gogh, plays an important part in the game. One of his portraits is on show at the Van Gogh Museum.

European Design Awards
Since 2006 the European Design Awards highlight the best of communication design in Europe. The Awards are a collaboration of fifteen leading European design magazines. Therefor the work of the winners will be showcased on a large, international scale.

Create a diorama with Camille


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