Integrated Circuit Button Jacket! 2016

Integrated Circuit Button Jacket: jacket designed by Sophie Skach displays the Integrated Circuit Buttons by Dr Rebecca Stewart within a worn garment

The jacket designed by Sophie Skach displays the Integrated Circuit Buttons by Dr Rebecca Stewart within a worn garment. The buttons contain the battery and electronics that are connected to electronic textile circuitry. The buttoning and unbuttoning of the jacket allows the wearer to control the embedded lighting.

The jacket highlights the digital fabrication facilities within the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London.

Tools and techniques used include:

  • Laser cutting
  • 3D printing
  • Digital embroidery
  • Circuit board milling