In The Rijksmuseum’s Digital Archive, Old Masterworks Inspire New Designs | Co.Design


Amsterdam’s famed Rijksmuseum recently emerged triumphant from a decade-long renovation project. In addition to the extensive on-site overhaul that transformed the 125-year-old institution into an LED-lit, chronologically arranged journey through art history IRL, the reopening also marked the debut of the Rijksstudio, an incredible online resource that allows virtual visitors to explore hi-res versions of a staggering 125,000 works.

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The Rijksstudio has a cool discovery tool called Master Matcher. You answer 5 questions which match you with items from the archive of 125.000 masterpieces in the Rijksmuseum.