3SM001 + 3AM001 are two dresses inspired by abstract and natural organic shapes found in nature such as lightning and wave forms. They are Modern and dynamic dresses for everyday use.
The designs have a series of embroidered LEDs (12) and a light sensor reacting to immediate environmental light fluctuations.
The garments are made of digitally printed silk textiles, electronic hardware, and hand-embroidered hard & soft circuits. The designs can be bought as DIY kits or as finished garments. The electronics are coin cell battery operated.
Canada Council for the Arts
Design: Valérie Lamontagne
Textile Design & Prototyping: Magalie Coulombe-Noël
Engineering & Programming: Elio Bidonost
Photo: Sandra Lynn Bélanger
2012 – FashionWare, CES Conference, Las Vegas, USA
2011 – Eureka! Festival, Montreal, Canada
2011 – SXSW, Austin, USA
2010 – SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, USA