Tag Archive | Fashion

THERMOCHROMICS controlled by ARDUINO

This is a sneak peak at one panel of the ‘Smart’ Costume changing in sequence using an arduino controller…

the front/top

Image

More to follow as soon as possible

Advertisements

I PRESENT – THE origami inspired Thermochromic TUTU that Glows!!!!

Well, a first mock up at least!

Things have been busy at Codedchromics HQ recently and we may just have something very delightful to show you all very soon. In the meantime here’s a sneaky peek at a piece of costumeI’ve been making. More to follow imminently! (there is a deadline!!!! Arrghhhhhhh). ImageImageImageImage

It’s not looking at it’s best in these photographs but I thought it would be good to show what I’ve been up to… we’re working on a little movie to show it in all of it’s glory and different states.

Watch this space and thanks for checking us out so far.

Lynsey

Inspiration comes from The Alternative Limb Project – WOW!!!

I hadn’t heard about this before but fist (whoops, mean first) saw this earlier this month mentioned on Syuzi Pakhchyan’s blog Wearable Technology (always an inspiration!)

Sophie de Oliveira Barata offers a ‘real’ option ‘surreal’ option and an ‘unreal’ option – you’ve just got to love that!

Here are some of the incredible decorated and unusual prosthetics from The Alternative Limb Project –

Image

Image

Image

“The Alternative Limb Project offers a personal and friendly bespoke service, which provides unique prosthetics to blend in with the body or stand out as a unique piece of art, reflecting the wearer’s imagination, personality and interests. We will involve the wearer in all stages of the process from conception of ideas to the final work. An alternative-style limb can help to break down social barriers, delight the eye and provide an unusual talking point.”

Read more about what they are doing here http://www.thealternativelimbproject.com/#

One Fold – One Love!

It’s funny how an introduction to a certain design, technique, fold, skill or material can lead to an obsession with (in my case) a certain origami fold pattern! Is it funny tho? Is it just what we do? Is it our way of working as designers? Do we see the potential in the simplicity of an engineered shape and explore it’s aesthetic potential!? Well, for me, if it hadn’t been for the DEAF 2012 workshop that I attended last year I don’t think I’d be so obsessed with this particular origami fold! I have several people to thank for that – Meg Grant, Anja Hertenberger, Leonie UrffFlorian Horsch and Mika Satomi.

Before I had the pleasure of meeting the talented individuals above I had started here

Image

Then as a team we arrived here –

Image

And since then I’ve used the same fold again and again and again! This is just one textile sample under four different conditions that appears as different colours. Still… so much more I could do with this!

Image

INSPIRATION comes from Mike Friton… Origami strikes again!

Lovely little video about innovation and manipulation… 3D form/flat/mixing it up! LOVE!

Mike Friton is a freelance shoemaker, weaver, paper sculptor and innovator with over 30 years of experience at Nike. His innovations are responsible for many elements of athletic footwear that people wear today. Each of his crafts informs one another and he is constantly exploring the fringes of his field. Mike’s work is a great example of how non-traditional methods of exploring one’s craft can lead to unique end results.

If you have any questions or inquiries about Mike and his work, he can be reached at mikefriton@yahoo.com. or (971) 219-6552.

Printed movable surfaces… That’s cool!

It’s been a while… sorry about that, life has been spent in hotels, on friends sofas and living out of a suitcase, but I’m back and I’m going to show you what I’ve seen and what I’m doing…

These are some of the cool things that I saw at the 3D Print Show in London Last month (last month already!!! ARRGHHHHH).. The movable surfaces were of GREAT interest! (links to follow!)

%d bloggers like this: