TSHIRT + NIGHTLIGHT, I began to think about what the ideal lighting element would be for a constant, all-night glow—something a person could sleep to. I looked to traditional table lighting for inspiration, a recognizable silhouette. Intersecting acrylic and hand-sewn materials resulted in a unique take on traditional night-lighting.
materials: cloth from two t-shirts, six flora pixels, flora board, battery pack and acrylic plastic
processes: sewing, soldering, coding, and lasercutting
Soldered 6 flora pixels together for coding.
The original shirt was too dark to allow the LEDs to shine through, chose white.
Lamp in action. The flora pixels (6) are located in the white shade while the battery runs from the brown base to the flora board.
The battery pack is sewn into the base, I extended the original battery wire so that it would reach the lamp shade.