Alpha Lyrae

Electroluminescent fabric designed by emerging Chinese designer Vega Zaishi Wang

As her name would suggest, Beijing-based designer and 2008 Central St. Martins graduate Vega Zaishi Wang is definitely among the brightest stars of China’s fashion scene. Coincidentally, she developed a love for experimenting with light and luminous clothing as a way to get closer to her parents, who are both electrical engineers. They ultimately encouraged her to opt for electroluminescent fabric (EL), which is commonly …

DScan

Shift reality with the simplistic slit-scan photography app for iPhone and iPad

Even with the plethora of photo editing, altering and sharing apps available today, there can only be so much variety among sepia-toned brunch photos. So as a slight departure from the camera app norm, DScan puts an analog touch on its user’s pictures. Shots produced with the “slit-scan photography app” look as if they’ve been moved during photocopying, disrupting the image with vertical or horizontal …

Audyssey Wireless Speakers

The latest bluetooth enabled speaker from the research driven audio innovators

Building off the simple silhouette of the Media Speaker, Audyssey continues down the path of audio innovation with the release of their new Wireless Speakers. Calling upon award-winning Audyssey EQ, BassXT and Dynamic EQ, the Bluetooth-driven speakers make a solid claim to provide better sound and bass than anything previously available in a speaker of this size. On the inside, each speaker features a four-inch …