I went to visit the Jean Paul Gaultier show at The Barbican in London this month (June 2014) which has over 165 of his couture and ready-to-wear garments and from a huge time frame of 40 years of his work. It was a view of his powerful fashion in one place. Just brilliant!
I was hoping it would be a great experience to see the clothes but it was beyond what I was expecting.
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Here is a video clip showing how to charge your LED bag.
It also is a good way to see how it looks when the LEDs are blinking, rather than just in the static images.
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Message Bag – Project explained in 30 seconds from Christine on Vimeo.
Brief of Message Bag. This is the project I will be presenting in the Interactivity track at CHI 2014, Toronto, Canada. I will be there demonstrating the bags at a table so please come and try them out!
I had posted some images online of some prototypes that I had been working on, and Marcelo Souza commented about trying an OLED. I had thought about it before but the ones I had looked at (or even ordered to play around with) all were relatively expensive if I wanted to incorporate it – but the display I was using, an LCD, was taking up a lot of space, both in size and in number of ports – so I decided to have a look. Continue reading “OLED & Arduino Heaven”
I’m trying to figure out what exactly are we carrying with us, what items are important to us, and how do we feel if we forget these items… also, is this unique to us as individuals or do we have more in common with others than we may realise?
Continue reading “What’s in Your Bag / Backpack / Purse… ?”