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Reusing Disposable Masks As Textiles

Reusing Disposable Masks As Textiles

While attending Maker Faire Lille, I was happy to meet Mimi, an artist that got the bright idea to use discarded face masks as raw material for fashion. Mimi saw the piles and piles of used masks that were going into landfills all over and thought that she could make a statement about disposable fashion […]

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Erin Winick’s Clever Customizeable Glasses Are Out Of This World

Erin Winick’s Clever Customizeable Glasses Are Out Of This World

Science writer and creative maker Erin Winick has come up with a simple yet fantastic project for some customizable glasses. Like most great ideas, hers started small. She realized that she could make accessories to fit the existing magnets on her Pair Eyewear. Having a 3D printer and easy access to tiny magnets via amazon, […]

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Detecting Air Quality With Awesome Fashion

Detecting Air Quality With Awesome Fashion

Detecting air quality certainly sounds important, but also sounds kind of dull. This project from Geeky Faye turns that concept on it’s head with a beautiful piece of fashion. Embedding an air quality sensor and a whole bunch of LEDs in a 3D printed frame, Allie managed to create a stunning display that really catches […]

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We Can’t Get Enough Of Cameron Hughes’ Mechanical Transforming Fashion

We Can’t Get Enough Of Cameron Hughes’ Mechanical Transforming Fashion

We’ve seen a relatively new face circulating around Instagram and TikTok lately, showing off some really cool new projects. This is Cameron Hughes, and his explorations in fashion harness technology for some very interesting results. This is the first one that I saw, and it really drew my attention. Cameron calls this the “Worm Hole […]

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Anouk Wipprecht Teams With Swarovski To Make A ‘Heartbeat Dress’

Anouk Wipprecht Teams With Swarovski To Make A ‘Heartbeat Dress’

Our friend and incredible designer Anouk Wipprecht is back with another interesting take on digital fabrication, wearable electronics, and fashion. This time, she’s teaming up with Swarovski Crystal. This dress, called the Heartbeat Dress will monitor your heartbeat and reflect those vital rhythms in a central pendant. Wipprecht spent some time doing an artist in […]

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Future Fashion: Building A Self-Lacing Corset

Future Fashion: Building A Self-Lacing Corset

I’ve always been intrigued by self-lacing shoes. I first saw them in Back to the Future Part II and I was blown away when Nike developed their own. But I wondered… could I put a self-lacing mechanism into a corset? In this video, I walk you through how I made a self-lacing corset. I started […]

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Driving Fashion With Brain Waves: The Pangolin

Driving Fashion With Brain Waves: The Pangolin

At ARS Electronica this past weekend, Anouk Wipprecht’s latest creation was announced. Project Pangolin is a creative approach to a brain computer interface or BCI. It uses this very interesting scale looking sensor array to read 1,024 points of data -brain waves –  and convert them to lights and motion on the model’s body. At […]

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