Segor (Electronics shop in Berlin) Reichelt (internet electronics shop) Tinker Soup (Berlin based sparkfun reseller, Arduino) Watterott (another Germany based sparkfun and adaFruit reseller, Arduino) Sparkfun (US based DIY electronics shop, Arduino) AdaFruit (US based DIY electronics shop)

Bike Light projects

Sporty Supaheroe by Fraunhofer Institute, Wolfgang Langeder turn signal biking jacket by Leah Buechley Vega Wearable Light by Angella Mackey How to Make a Bike Light Glove by Jacqui 87 zackees

Main Project

Bender is an interactive bike light, that helps keeping you safe at night. The product is worn on the upper sleeve. It combines the functions of a back light and a turning signal. Bender is a snap bracelet. It’s light and easy to apply. The light is emitted byred and yellow Electroluminiscent (EL-) surfaces. They […]

Thermochromic ink projects

Dynamic Double Weave by Maggie Orth Recurring Patterns by Smart Textile Design Lab, Swedish School of Textiles Liquid Crystal works by Sara Robertson Thermochromic Tutu by Lynsey Calder Symbiosis by Kärt Ojavee

embedded lights in textile

Functional Styling by Linda Worbin A carpet woven with EL wires. It is equipped with sensors enabling the users to interact with the carpet with various light behaviors. IKAT by Astrid Krogh A light tapestry of paper yarn with organic patterns created in optical fibres. Trendease by Sarah Taylor Jacket Antics by Barbara […]

Make your own MakeyMakey

“Makey Makey is a nice and fun Open Hardware project, developed by Mit researchers Jay Silver and Eric Rosenbaum. It’s an Arduino based project that could get started through crowdfunding. Basically you can turn any conductive surface into a sensor: bananas and other fruit/vegetables, cutlery, water, metal tools, conductive dough, human skin…When you connect to […]

Nerdy speakers

How to Make Piezoelectric Crystal Speaker Very nerdy.. a lot of work to nicely wake up in the morning. If you want to try the way he is showing.. be very very careful with the transformer.. and here is Homemade Piezoelectric Transducer