31 May '11, 2pm

Maryland Student Makes LED Wedding Gown With Heat Sensors, Moving Parts

Maryland Student Makes LED Wedding Gown With Heat Sensors, Moving Parts

With flashing lights, movable parts, and a Frankensteinian assortment of secondhand fabrics, Matthew Reading’s wedding gown is a far cry from the elegant gowns most brides choose for their big day. Then again, the Maryland Institute College of Art student, who designed the dress for the Wash and Wear Electronics course , didn’t intend to laud the traditional matrimonial affair. “As a performer and costumer I thought the whole production really relevant to my work,” he tells Ecouterre. “I wanted to, through lights and motors, use this piece to exaggerate the already absurd costume that is the wedding gown.” Mission accomplished.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/maryland-student-makes-led-weddi...

Tweets

Is sea-level rise starting to affect Tonga? Young Tongans mobilising on bicycles! #350ppm #climate

Is sea-level rise starting to affect Tonga? You...

350.org 01 Jun '11, 1am

Timeliness is not usually the Pacific region’s strong suite. So much so that the Pacific Islands are often stereotyped as ...

Transgender Student Voted Prom Queen in Florida

Transgender Student Voted Prom Queen in Florida

care2.com 31 May '11, 12pm

Earlier in the week we brought you news of a gay couple from Maine who were voted prom royalty by their senior class , but...