Karen Hong, Shrooms, 2012

Karen Hong, Assistant Professor from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University’s School of Art, Design and Media, specialized in Fashion Textiles at Central St. Martins College of Arts and Design. Her current research explores mixing new technologies and textiles to create ‘tactile textiles.’ The Shrooms pillow integrates soft circuits utilizing heat set textiles to create beautiful pillows that interact with touch.


LED embedded cushion
16 x 16, inches

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