Syuzi @ Fashioning Technology writes:

Skôn is a beautifully designed knit illuminated hoodie that changes the intensity of the light by tugging and stretching the hood itself. Designed by Paula Kassenaar in collaboration with Paula Segura Meccia at the Eindhoven University of Technology, the project was intended as a simple exploration into electronics and textiles.

The concept of the wearable is quite simple but the execution is gorgeous! I also love the poetic interaction with the front of the hood which is a knit variable resistor that controls the luminosity of the LEDs.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


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