Animated LED pumpkin

This animated LED pumpkin, built by my HacDC cohort David Kaufman, uses a PIC16F648 microcontroller to individually control 25 LEDs in a styrofoam pumpkin. A Windows app is also available to edit the animations (which are then rebuilt into a PIC app). LED Pumpkin More: Don’t forget, we have our own DIY Haunts contest running […]

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DJ Battle Hoodies

So delightfully bizarre! Mika Satomi and Clemens Pichler developed these DJ hoodies with soft switches, zipper switches, and a knit stretch sensor to help performers engage in a DJ battle. Their project documentation is stellar! DJ Hoodie is a wearable interface that includes 4 channel zipper switch, fabric buttons with LED indicators and fabric pressure […]

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Leaf Creatures

I’m finally accepting that it’s truly autumn, so I gasped with delight when I saw these amazing leaf creatures by Mortéza Esmaîli Sohi. They’re called “des feuilles tres, tres chouettes” which translates roughly as very, very cute leaves, which indeed they are. I’ve of course seen artwork made out of leaves and flowers before, but […]

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