Television screen made of 625 remote controls

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Tech on Monday 8 April 2013

Check out this awesome video of a television screen made up of old remote controls. All 625 controls work together to project images thanks to the genius of Christ Shen. The LED infrared display can only be viewed through special goggles. Very cool.

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The cosmos, beamed onto a high ceiling, featuring 12,000 energy-efficient LED lights

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 26 February 2013

So much for looking up at the night sky hoping to view the cosmos in all its majesty, only to have to settle for a disappointingly light-polluted sky with a smattering of stars and satellite lights. Paying tribute to the late Cornell astronomy professor Carl Sagan, New York-based artist Leo Villareal actually made a dazzling […]

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A breathtaking light installation in Tokyo’s Sumida River

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 13 February 2013

100,000 solar-powered LED lights were released into Tokyo’s Sumida River to celebrate the beginning of the Tokyo Hotaru festival. The thousands of glowing lights were a nod to the past and the literal meaning of Hotaru, which is “firefly”. Before pollution took over the river, millions of fireflies would gather around the shore to create […]

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Stunning LEDscape in Lisbon by LIKEarchitects

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Tuesday 12 February 2013

This gorgeous LED light display in Lisbon, Portugal was created using 1200 light spots by LIKEarchitects. It activates a three dimensional space by elevating the lights on metal rods of varying heights. The light display welcomes visitors to interact with piece in the form of wandering along the small path that winds through the center. […]

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Water Light Graffiti by Antonin Fourneau

Mareike Muller Contributor

By Mareike Muller in New Art on Thursday 16 August 2012

During his residence at Digitalarti Artlab, Antonin Fourneau created a huge surface uniting thousands of LEDs that are activated by water. You can touch, spray and paint whatever you want, the lights will immediately light up and make your message shine bright, only to slowly fade back to black to make room for a new design.

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Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Eco on Wednesday 17 February 2010

Helsinki-based company Character cleans and refurbishes discarded letters and logos to make them into LED-lit, weather-proof, individual design objects that can be mounted/displayed indoors or outdoors.

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