Climate Dress 2009 (Samsung Award)

The Climate Dress tells us disturbing stories wrapped into a comfortable and reassuring cocoon de luxe.

The Climate Dress is made of conductive embroidery, over hundred of tiny LED lights inserted into the embroidey, a CO2 sensor and an Arduino Lilypad microprocessor. The LEDs visualize the level of CO2 in the nearby surroundings and are powered trough the embroidery. For The Climate Dress we used soft conductive thread that has a similar consistence to the kind of thread used for traditional and industrial embroidery production. This way it is possible to make embroidery that becomes more than an esthetical element in clothing and interior textiles.

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