Latest from Matthew Varas

Ring GIF

My fiance is a biology geek, so I wanted to incorporate science into her engagement ring. I worked with the jeweler to make a ring that includes a DNA double helix and a waveform of a recorded message cast on the inside of the band. It took six different models... Read more »


A few years back I built a giant Pac-Man costume at the last minute, but it wasn’t good enough for a tinkerer, so I figured that there had to be a way to make it better. What better than to add a functioning mouth to the costume! Thus started the... Read more »


This is the follow up to my Chomping Pacman Costume There are plenty of resources out there for creating magic mirrors, but I wanted to take things one step further. Everything that found was for an installation, and I wanted to find a way to make it into a wearable... Read more »