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Mechanical Volumetric Displays Are Fascinating, and Lumi Is Launching One On Kickstarter

Fully 3D, no glasses or head gear required!

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Digitally “Paint” a Wall of 2,500 LEDs with Actual Brushes

By waving a special paintbrush in front of this wall of lights, you’re painting light onto its surface. 2,500 little lights shift colors as artists brush them on.

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Make a Vintage-Inspired Mini Mannequin out of a Dish Soap Bottle

Make a Vintage-Inspired Mini Mannequin out of a Dish Soap Bottle

Sometimes, crafting inspiration can come from some pretty unexpected places. Case in point: Making awesome vintage-inspired mini mannequins out of dish soap bottles! Inexpensive and undeniably cute, this DIY mannequin project turns recycle bin fodder into a pretty handmade object that’s fit to decorate any sewing studio or craft room! Love it? Transform an empty […]

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Flashback: LEGO Display Case

Flashback: LEGO Display Case

By Lish Dorset When I was in elementary school reading The Indian in the Cupboard, I was fascinated with the book’s cover art. I stared – probably when I should have been reading in class – for hours at the cupboard the figurines lived in and wondered which of my toys I’d put in there. […]

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Video: Really Elaborate Classic Split-Flip Display

Split-flap displays are found, most commonly it would seem, on older-style alarm clocks. These displays rotate through a sequence of images (12 hours, for instance), showing items in order. Time is one thing to display, but this largely-forgotten mechanism can be used for much more interesting purposes with modern electronics. Tom Lynch, who has been […]

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