These Glow-in-the-Dark Curtains Put the Northern Lights On Your Windows

As conference rooms go, you could do way, way worse than the one situated in Newfoundland's Fogo Island Inn, what with windows that look straight out onto the rocky shores and far off foggy horizon line. Pull the printed curtains down and suddenly you've got a cool stormy night effect, but the real magic happens when… »5/30/14 10:20am5/30/14 10:20am


These Scarves Are Woven Music, Made With Patterns From Organ Punchcards

Did you know that the same kind of punched cards control both the jaunty tunes of old timey organs and the warp and weft of a certain kind of textile loom? Glithero, aka British designer Tim Simpson and Dutch designer Sarah van Gameren, bridged the gap for a cool a medium mash-up—and managed to weave music. »4/07/14 10:20am4/07/14 10:20am

Interactive Textiles Make Your Lack of Basketball Skills More Audible

At first glance, interactive textiles that memorize the motions of a perfect shot in basketball seem like they'd be amazingly beneficial. I mean, hey, if I could wear some fancy shirt that would force my arm to always shoot well, I'd be in the NBA! Unfortunately, the interactive textiles that were developed in… »4/04/08 12:30pm4/04/08 12:30pm