New video presenting Light.Touch.Matters

A new video is made that introduces the EU-funded project Light.Touch.Matters, in which designers and material researchers have joined forces to develop a completely new generation of smart materials that can sense touch and respond with luminescence. The base technologies are novel piezo plastics and flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Being thin, flexible and formable, these ‘light touch materials’ prom
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Eclipse Solar Bag on Hardwired 2.0

Our Solar Bag is featured on the newest episode of Hardwired 2.0 an influential online channel that is part of AOL (America Online). The host of the show iJustine (A.K.A Justine Ezarik) is a one-woman new media phenomenon: Techie, Gamer, Vlogger, and Digital Influencer. She is one of the top personalities on YouTube amassing over 3 million subscribers across her channels, more than 1.5 million Twitter followers and h
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New video starring our Interactive Sample Book

Sample Book by Diffus Design This Sample Book is a collection of interactive textiles that demonstrate aesthetically and interactive functionalities from various projects made by Diffus Design. Each page tells a specific story on its own hand and each page has a connection to the line of products made since 2008. By bringing together the product line in this Sample Book we aim to stimulate the senses and to inspire d
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New SpaceEmotion video

Video release. Finaly the video presenting SpaceEmotion is released. SpaceEmotion is a modular system of textile discs that have been embroidered with conductive yarn to generate sensory outputs including light, sound and scent across a custom made surface. The video is the result of a beautiful day in the forest with a fantastic crew. Director and editor: Zack Starr Runners, assistants, scenographers: Kristine Haffg
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Wonderful Light.Touch.Matters video

In june 2013 the members of the Light.Touch.Matters consortium got together in lovely London for a second workshop. The workshop represented the beginning of the so-called first iteration that will bring to the definition of meaningful scenarios connected to new materials properties and experiences. It saw the start of designer-researcher dialogue, exchange of projects progress, handing out material samples, first sk
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