TSHIRT + NIGHTLIGHT

TSHIRT + NIGHTLIGHT, I began to think about what the ideal lighting element would be for a constant, all-night glow—something a person could sleep to. I looked to traditional table lighting for inspiration, a recognizable silhouette. Intersecting acrylic and hand-sewn materials resulted in a unique take on traditional night-lighting.

materials: cloth from two t-shirts, six flora pixels, flora board, battery pack and acrylic plastic

processes: sewing, soldering, coding, and lasercutting

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Soldered 6 flora pixels together for coding.

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The original shirt was too dark to allow the LEDs to shine through, chose white.

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Lamp in action. The flora pixels (6) are located in the white shade while the battery runs from the brown base to the flora board.

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The battery pack is sewn into the base, I extended the original battery wire so that it would reach the lamp shade.

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