Friday morning, The work by Diffus and our collaboration with Alexandra Institute will be shown on channel TV2 at “Go´ morgen Danmark”, a popular morning show on Danish TV. http://go.tv2.dk/morgentv/?portal
Now available: “Vitamin Green” by Phaidon-Press, with a highlight on the work by Diffus on sustainable Design and innovative technologies. ‘this book offers a definitive survey of sustainable design and architecture from around the world’ Building Design ‘Vitamin Green is Phaidon’s definitive and up to the minute guide to the world’s most innovative projects in green design’ Life a
The design and realization of five Interactive light costumes in collaboration with Coline Fontaine and Delphine Piault, worn by the Contact-Improvisation dancers involved in the “100-Dancers” meeting in Copenhagen during the first week of august. The artistic aim was to create site specific choreography and big volumes of movement, a mass of dancing bodies that in seconds transforms our notion of a given space. The
DESIGN THAT PERFORMS awards “A fantastic idea for a product design that unites functionality with aesthetics in a brand new way” …”Samsung pays tribute to great design and the talents behind it”. Some comments from the international jury: Sarah Gormley, director at Cecil Balmond Studio – London: “An innovative concept that pushes the boundaries of wearable technologies. The i
Trials of the first prototype for the interactive costumes to be created for the “100-Dancers” festival (July 28t-august 5th). Light patterns react to speed and rotation and will be explored by the dancers. Exchange students from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (Coline Fontaine, Delphine Piault, Marlene Fisher, Zeynep Sen, Nina Wester) are collaborat
Luxury handbag becomes a portable power station when miniaturized solar cells and embroideries are combined… With the boom of environmental consciousness, bags with integrated solar cells to charge your mobile phone or laptop have become commonplace. The usual approach of placing flexible thin film solar modules onto messenger type bags, however, has primarily led to products in a outdoor/leisure category. Diff
One hundred international dancers and choreographers will meet in Copenhagen from the 28th July to the 5th August 2011. The participants create or teach within the field of Contact Improvisation and dance performance. Diffus is invited to create a performance space in which a network of interactive light patterns will be generated trough the use of special made wearables.
March 30. to april 1.: The “Climate Dress” was shown at “Prime Source Forum” at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre . The “Climate Dress” was the main attraction of the “fashioTECH” track. About the Forum: Prime Source Forum brings together senior management from across the globe to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing manufacturers, suppliers and reta
Diffus guest speaker at “R&D Brokerage Event” in Bursa, Turkey February 20th. – 21th. 2011: Speech & presentation of our work before a huge crowd. Also, H.E. Zafer Caglayan, Turkish Minister of State kindly greeted us during lunchtime and expressed his enthusiasm for our projects.
February 20th. – 21th. 2011: Diffus Design was invited by the Textile and Clothing Exporters’ Association in Bursa, Turkey, where the association organises an annual “R&D brokerage event“, a visionary event for the whole of the industry. The topic of discussion was innovative design. The round table panel involved Turkish futurist Alphan Manas, US Valerie Casey and Michel Guglielmi. About
February 20th. – 21th. 2011: Diffus Design is invited by the Textile and Clothing Exporters’ Association in Bursa, Turkey, where the association organises their annual “R&D and Innovation Market“, a visionary event for the whole of the industry. It will be followed by a discussion around the topic of innovative design. The round table panel will involve Turkish futurist Alphan Manas, US Va
Hundreds of tiny LEDs integrated into an intricate embroidery pattern light up the CO2 sensing dress developed by Danish design studio Diffus and herald the next generation of wearable technologies. Using innovative conductive yarns developed especially for this purpose, Swiss embroidery specialist Forster Rohner created patterns that were both appealing and functional without compromising their textile quality. This