Category / e-luminated books

E-Luminated books is workshop series developed with Natalie Freed. In the sessions participants add light and choreograph interactivity in books. We ran the workshops monthly at San Fransisco Center for the Book.

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  • Paper Switches

    Series of paper switches I designed for the second part of the e-luminated paper circuits workshop at SFCB. I used the Silhouette to pre-cut paper samples that students could use in the…

  • e-luminated books part 2

    This weekend we ran part 2 of the e-luminated books workshop at San Francisco Center for the book. This part was focused on interactivity -embedding sensors and switches into books, as wells…

  • San Francisco Center for the Book

    We held our second e-luminated book workshop at the SFCB this weekend. It was a really lovely and creative group -they experimented with light and switches and made some really beautiful tunnel…

  • E-Luminated Books @ SFCB

    I taught a workshop in lighting books with LEDs last week at the San Francisco Center for the Book. Here are some pictures of the amazing creations participants made. We will be…

  • Paper Potentiometer

    What? I know. It is a mouthful, and also known as a pot (as this website points out in jest). Anyway, I made one today (yes *made*). This makes me very happy,…

  • Under the sea

    Last year I started playing around with paper circuits and well, I’ve started again. Yippee. I made this very simple pop-up-light to start with (making some of the rather marvellous folding techniques…

  • Paper Circuits

    Paper circuits with kitchen foil: Ooooooh. Now that is low-fi-hi-fi. Paper circuits with conductive paint: Recently, I had the pleasure of attending an internet of things work day. A team of makers, researchers, academics and…

  • Experiments in shadow

    Last week I made some shadow books. They kind of work as a little tiny hand-held miniature shadow screens. I like. They are quite funny -a bit like those flip-books you get where…