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For the last couple of years a colleague of mine Ken Gregory has been researching kites as sound instruments. What he has produced is an Aeolian Kite, the kite functions similarly to an Aeolian Harp or wind harp. Rather ...

Aeolian Kite

Metal, Paper

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Peter Blasser has an inspiring website detailing his experiments with paper circuits. There are a whole range of circuits he has designed that you can print out and assemble yourself. One interesting project is a ...

pretty paper rolls

Paper

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Guilherme Martins and I have been working on a sculpture composed of a series of electronic circuits mixed with paper and other materials. These objects, each equipped with a custom designed PAPERduino, will be assembled ...

untitled circuit #1

Circuits, Paper

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Shi Yuan's creative wallpaper incorporates thermochromic paint that changes color as the temperature rises. The sequence below shows how it reacts to heat coming from the radiator (via dornob). Yuan's calendar uses ...

heat-activated wallpaper

Paper

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AltLab has been trying to go greener so a few of us decided to start making and using more paper arduinos. They're based on board designs by Guilherme and use paper and cardboard instead of PCBs - we call them ...

altlab’s paperduino

Circuits, Paper

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Using conventional screen printing techniques Dai Nippon Printing in Japan have developed a way of using light emitting inks that can be printed on a range of different surfaces, including paper and fabric. The ink ...

light-emitting ink

Paper, Textiles

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Researchers Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins from the New University of Lisbon (my alma matter!), developed a resistor that can change the color of any material: paper, polymers, glass, ceramics, metal, you name it. ...

electrochromic transistor changes the color of any surface

Conductive Materials, Paper

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Ricardo Webbens recently showed me how simple it is to make eco-friendly cardboard circuits. Looking at these beautiful paper boards, I became particularly interested in exploring the aesthetic qualities of this ...

paper circuits

Circuits, Paper

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Greg Saul and Mark D. Gross describe their paper devices as “small paper interactive objects that use nitinol shape-memory alloy wire for actuation, gold leaf printed circuits, embedded microchips for control, and ...

in love with paper devices

Circuits, Conductive Materials, Paper