Casual Encounters

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fashionable technology, intermittent closrue of a circuit inside an earring creates a momentary flash of light

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  • Casual Encounters

    1. 1. casual encounters katherine lee
    2. 2. introduction
    3. 3. <ul><li>Casual Encounters is a line of earrings that produce fleeting and desultory flashes of light when the wearer's movements create a chance completion of the internal circuitry. </li></ul>
    4. 5. precedents
    5. 6. a patented precedent Intermittent light circuit body movement actuated jewelry (1981)
    6. 7. precedent: ravers unite
    7. 8. precedents: the masai dress
    8. 9. the chandelier - dangling light
    9. 10. chandelier earrings - a fashion representation without light
    10. 11. prototyping
    11. 12. Sketches
    12. 13. The simplest circuit schematic
    13. 14. The first iteration
    14. 15. The second iteration
    15. 16. the future
    16. 17. The future of casual encounters <ul><li>Hide circuitry components more elegantly </li></ul><ul><li>Make it modular, more user friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Use hand-cast elements </li></ul><ul><li>Refine the factors determining frequency and incidence of illumination </li></ul><ul><li>Define potential market for commercialization </li></ul>
    17. 18. Special thanks to Despina Papadopoulos and Sabine Seymour

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