20 May '11, 5pm

Diffus' Chic Solar-Power Bag Flaunts Its Photovoltaic Panels

Diffus' Chic Solar-Power Bag Flaunts Its Photovoltaic Panels

, the interactive design firm that brought you the environment-sniffing “Climate Dress,” has unveiled its latest project: a glittering, luxe solar-power handbag that uses miniature photovoltaic cells as a design element rather than something to be camouflaged. With the help of Swiss embroidery company Forster Rohner and the Alexandra Institute , Diffus wired 100 tiny solar panels onto the bag’s exterior—enough to generate juice to power your cellphone or other mobile device. Opening the bag also activates fiber optics integrated inside, so finding your keys at night is a snap.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/diffus-chic-solar-power-bag-flau...

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