Archive | July 2014

DISCO DISH… New Collaboration – Photochromic Sequins

This year Dr Sara Robertson and myself (Dr Lynsey Calder) have been working on a new e-textiles collaboration of lenticular inspired photochromic sequins. I am very excited to show some of the results of our work together which was both very enjoyable (I LOVE LOVE LOVE working with Sara) and inspiring for potential future projects.

Photochromic sequins

SEQUINS ACTIVATED BY SUNLIGHT

We had the idea that we wanted to create a pattern which appeared when exposed to UV (Sunlight or simulated) and could be animated by movement. By using inspiration from lenticular designs and artists such as Takahiro Kurashima, namely ‘Poemotion’ and Bridget Riley’s monochrome and colourful optical patterns.

(more to follow on this story very soon)

 

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