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Safe Ride Cycling Jacket

Two students from Mexico’s National Autonomous University have created a “Safe Ride” jacket to increase the lifespan of cyclists in their city. The “Safe Ride” jacket as they call their design is very similar to the mother of all turn signal jackets: The Turn-Signal Jacket invented by Leah Buechley in 2008. Personally I am surprised…

Second skin sense – Taiknam Hat

Ricardo Nascimento, Ebru Kurbak and Fabiana Shizue, students of the Kunstuniversität Linz, Austria, created an interesting interactive clothing item which is ‘feather rising’ literally and figuratively. Their project, the Taiknam Hat is a kinetic head-wear that reacts and animates in accordance with the changes in its surrounding medium wave radio signals. Taiknam Hat is an…

Motion Responsive Sportswear

Kerri Wallace, a textile designer from the United Kingdom, has set out to revolutionize fitness and performance apparel by designing responsive textiles with motion sensitive displays. Her research project ‘Motion Responsive Sportswear‘ is using the correlation between heart rate and body temperature as a trigger for the visual representation of the activity level by changing…

Boom Bag from GRO Design

The most gorgeous looking iPod bag we have seen so far is the Boom bag, a design concept from GRO Design, a European design agency dedicated to create successful products for A-brands around the globe. GRO’s Boom bag design study is part of an investigation on how to use loudspeakers in a more creative way….

iPod glove liner – a unique remote control concept

A brilliant idea for an iPod controlling glove liner based on magnetic contacts has been posted by YouTube member jdub765. Each finger has assigned on of the five function needed for the basic navigation of an iPod. The ‘switch’ is realized with small magnets in the gloves finger tip. When a finger touches the receiver…