This project was inspired by the effects of global warming on marine life. While there are many negative impacts due to the climate change, Discoloured draws attention to the loss of beauty with regards to coral bleaching. A rise in temperature discolours the orange from the coral patterns and extinguishes other forms of life in the ocean, as represented Read more →
To live is to consume. Consumerism becomes excessive when it extends beyond what is needed. Excessive use of disposable plastic utensils during consumption of food products has caused environmental problems in the world. Most disposable plastic utensils are made of polystyrene, which is usually not being recycled because it is not cost effective. Consume is a dress that is Read more →
Inspired by a trip I took to my mother’s homeland, the island of Taiwan, the handsome buildings and undulating waves translate into a mix of hard and soft in the outfit I have created.
Home is where the heart is. The LED lights on the palazzo trousers are connected to a pulse sensor. As to whether the lights Read more →
Grocery Bag is finally complete and showcased in the Sense and Sensibility Exhibition at the Art & Science Museum (Singapore) on the 31st October and 1st November.
Technology: Augmented Reality using Aurasma
Materials Used: Polyethylene (Plastic bags)
Thank you everyone who managed to come down to support the exhibit!
“Breathe” designed by Ng Pei Ling
I would like to create awareness for inner beauty. I would like to focus on using rope as a material to express the idea. In this modern society, through the influence of social media, the idea of beauty varies, focusing more on the physical beauty rather than the inner beauty.
Rope represents your connection and attachment Read more →
Interactive Dress. Cotton, Neoprene, DC Motor, Light Dependent Resistor.
The fungus is a fascinating organism with repetitive yet unpredicted patterns and folds on its spores and this characteristic is emulated by the curlicue, a kinetic origami with ever changing spiral patterns.
In Luminarium, light, shape variations and biomimicry meet as the curlicue flows and rotates on the DC motor that is activated Read more →
Inspired by the protective exoskeletons of beetles, Shell was designed have the same appearance of strength though when coupled with the layered skirt which resembles the insects’ wings, still exudes femininity.
Similar to how some beetles communicate using light, Shell also has LED lights that hide beneath the plume of the skirt which are activated and blink when the ultrasonic sensor recognises when someone from Read more →
Phora Dress by Abital Ruth Teoh
Concept Phylum ctenophora. More commonly known as the comb jellyfish. They utilize rows of tiny cilia along their transparent bodies to move. Diffracted light from this movement creates rainbows that chase down the length of their combs. The Phora dress draws inspiration from the undulating display by the delicate ctenophora, encasing the wearer in a translucent bubble lit Read more →