"Designing Fabric Interactions" (DeFInt) is my master's thesis work at Media Lab Helsinki.
DeFInt is a series of e-textile interface elements that explore different methods of integrating knitted fabrics with basic electronics. The project aspires to investigate the existing interactions and our material understanding of fabrics to find opportunities for creating interesting and fun interfaces.…Continue
Pants Interface is a family of wearable technology projects that are completely open-source and aim to make it easy to install wireless interface devices into any garment or costume. This project is the brainchild of artist and designer Rachel Lyra…Continue
Lara Grant will be teaching a weekend intensive course at Gray Area Foundation for the Arts (GAFFTA) April 2nd and 3rd. This course will cover the basics of electricity, circuit building and the techniques and materials used to make soft circuits. Workshop participates with be given a short overview of soft circuitry in the context of wearables, art and technology and will be given project based instruction through…Continue
While working with soft sensors, I constructed a mask which has a soft sensor embedded in the lips. When the lips are touched or kissed, the cheeks of the mask will blush via red LEDs on the inside of the mask.
This examines the horrifying inverse relationship between hygiene and intimacy in our world which is more and more obsessed with cleanliness every day.
Added by Hilary Hayes on February 4, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Above is a pic of the finished sleeve - the LEDs… Continue