November 11, 2015 AT 7:00 am
Light-Up Pillow for Night Readers #WearableWednesday
One of my students at
SVA’s Products of Design grad program, Alexa Forney, writes:
The old joke is that readers never sleep alone–they always have a book in the bed. Now, night readers of the world have two companions. A book, and a handy light!
Avoid getting out of bed with a lamp that stays under your head while you sleep. This pillow folds in half, neatly activating a reading light as you adjust it under your back.
She used conductive fabric to make a switch that activates the warm DotStar LED strip when the pillow is folded in half.
Roll-up video light
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