New Textiles 2012

Twist Switch

Through the action of twisting, swatches of conductive fabric are folded in upon each other, completing a circuit that then turns on LEDs.

Curling flower

My idea for the Shape Memory Alloy assignment was to make a curling flower that would react to light by opening up.  I started by making several prototype petals to see how well my idea would work. I experimented with fabric and paper petals and used a power supple to test how well they curled. Testing Fabric [...]