An urban gaming accessory for your iPhone/iPod

Posted by on May 1, 2010 in Conceptual, Software | One Comment

Canadian Film’s Interactive Arts and Entertainment Program designers Kathleen Climie, Rose Bianchini and David McCallum have created Neighbourhoodie, which merges physical street games with online games. “Be your own video ...

Ping: a social networking garment

Posted by on Apr 13, 2010 in Aesthetics, Conceptual, Projects, Software | 18 Comments

Alas! I recently completed a project that I’ve been working on called Ping. It’s a garment that connects to your Facebook account wirelessly and from anywhere. It allows you to ...

A dress that doubles as an eco-warning system

Posted by on Mar 27, 2010 in Conceptual, Software | No Comments

Diffus founders Hanne-Louise Johannesen and Michel Guglielmi have designed and created this gorgeous dress that doubles as an eco-warning system. In collaboration with the design company and fashion designer Tine ...

A connection while sleeping

Posted by on Jun 28, 2009 in Software | One Comment

Student Alexander Reeder at the NYU ITP program has created Dream Jammies, which explores the connection that can be made through natural sleep patterns across distances. A pair of pajamas are embedded ...

Jewelry as our home base

Posted by on Jan 16, 2009 in Accessories, Other Designers, Software | No Comments

Mouna Andraos, in collaboration with Sonali Sridhar, has designed Address Necklace, which “is a handmade electronic jewelry piece. When you first acquire the pendant, you select a place that you ...

Capturing moments of excitement

Posted by on Jan 7, 2009 in Accessories, Other Designers, Software | No Comments

(image source) Designer Diana Eng created this heartbeat hoodie that captures moments of excitement throughout your day. It’s equipped with a heart rate sensor and a camera that snaps a photo ...

Wearable forest

Posted by on Dec 22, 2008 in Aesthetics, Conceptual, Software | 3 Comments

Ryoko Ueoka, Hiroki Kobayashi and Michitaka Hirose created this beautiful piece titled Wearable Forest from University of Tokyo and I can’t get enough of it! This gorgeously delicate and illuminating dress interacts bio-acoustically with ...

A garment that twitters baby’s kicks

Posted by on Dec 16, 2008 in Software | No Comments

Corey Menscher, a student at New York University’s ITP program, created KickBee. The project is a wearable device that pregnant women wear as it senses the baby’s kicks, which then ...

Dressing in technology

Posted by on Nov 20, 2008 in Accessories, Augmenting, DIY & Hacking, Software | One Comment

Jean-Baptiste Labrune, Dana Gordon, Michel De Meere, and Dirk Van Oosterbosch hosted a workshop called Designing Hybrid Wearables at Mediamatic in Amsterdam. The workshop aims to focus on merging communication technology ...

Hand-recording your experiences

Posted by on Nov 18, 2008 in Accessories, Products, Software | No Comments

Valeria Fuso has designed Jik, a glove that records your experiences by capturing video, images and sound in the context of where you are. Fuso is brilliantly exploring natural gestures as the ...

Visualizing the invisible

Agneilli Davide, Buzzini Dario, and Drori Tai at the now-closed Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, collaborated on exploratory projects that investigate the three-dimensionality of hertzian space. One of their projects called Fashion ...