Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

(No)where (Now)here Dresses Light Up and Move When You Look At Them

by Hazel Chua

Some dresses have designs that are so unusual that you can’t help but stare at them. These two dresses designed by Ying Gao in collaboration with robotics designer Simon Laroche definitely will draw attention.

light_up_dresses

These interactive pieces of clothing, titled (no)where (now)here are equipped with eye-tracking technology so that they literally come alive when someone’s looking at them. Tiny motors are activated to set off wave-like motions all over the dresses, while the photoluminescent thread gives the dresses a distinctive glow.

The design is complicated but beautiful, and the concept intriguing.

The artist’s statement reads: “A photograph is said to be ‘spoiled’ by blinking eyes – here however, the concept of presence and of disappearance are questioned, as the experience of chiaroscuro (clarity/obscurity) is achieved through an unfixed gaze.”

[via Dezeen via C|NET]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Tiny LEGO Arcade Cabinets Hit LEGO Ideas

Tiny LEGO Arcade Cabinets Hit LEGO Ideas

Nyko Type Pad PS4 Mini Keyboard: QWERTY Awaits

Nyko Type Pad PS4 Mini Keyboard: QWERTY Awaits

Remote AR Augmented Reality Troubleshooting App: Call a Friend 2.0

Remote AR Augmented Reality Troubleshooting App: Call a Friend 2.0

Darth Vader Helmet Mug for Darth Roast Coffee

Darth Vader Helmet Mug for Darth Roast Coffee

Review: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Drone

Review: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Drone

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by