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Aurora Swarovski LED Dress by CuteCircuit

aurora led dress

The Aurora Dress is a spectacular piece of haute couture which was designed by CuteCircuit exclusively for an opera performance hosted by Swiss company Breitling.

Designed with a daring plunging neckline adorned with hundreds of Svarovski crystals, this unique evening gown creates a stunningly elegant silhouette.

Made with silk taffeta and chiffon, the Aurora Dress includes LEDs technology that creates many different patterns, from sparkly colours to an incredible fall of rainbow.
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BMW laser light

BMW To Replace LED Lights With Laser Headlights

BMW laser light

BMW will introduce the next generation of head lights – laser lighting on its BMW i8 – that could cut energy use in half compared to LED lights.

The laser beam headlights will be twice as efficient as LEDs, and can be up to 1,000 times stronger.

BMW will use miniscule 10-micron long laser diodes, which is 100 times smaller than LED units, in the vehicle.
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Vapour Infusion Bombay Sapphire

Bombay Sapphire Vapor installation Infusion

Vapour Infusion Bombay Sapphire

Bombay Sapphire will celebrate its 250th anniversary by participating in the Milan Design Week 2011 with the installation Vapor Infusion, created by Moritz Waldemeye.

He created a stunning and highly imaginative visualisation of the special distillation process used in the production of the premium gin in the iconic blue bottle.

The Bombay Sapphire Vapour Infusion Piece combines the most advanced lighting technology with hand-crafted skills, juxtaposing the contemporary and traditional attributes of Bombay Sapphire in an intriguing and beautiful way.
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Yann Kersale designs the Jallum lamp for Baccarat

French crystal makers Baccarat has released its latest design in collaboration with renowned Parisian lighting artist Yann Kersalé.

The Jallum lamp is made of French cut crystal, aluminum and can be recognized in the form of a glass baton with LEDs inside it.

There are four cylinders arranged on a charger cradle and can be placed individually or in groups to light up your space.
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Beautiful Dress Made Out Of 24,000 LEDs

Two London-based designers have created a dress embroidered with 24,000 full color LEDs. It is touted to be the world’s largest wearable display.

The “Galaxy Dress” is the center piece of the “Fast Forward: Inventing the Future” exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

“We used the smallest full-color LEDs, flat like paper, and measuring only 2 by 2 mm,” say designers Francesca Rosella and Ryan Genz.
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Poesy Illuminated Bed by Philippe Boulet

French designer Philippe Boulet offers his illuminated furniture collection to those looking to spark up their life a bit.

He is famous for using LED technology to bring light to antique-looking pieces of furniture, like chairs, tables, commodes and last, but not least, beds.

His latest creation, the Poesy bed, is an amazing example of mixing classic and ultra-modern design, Boulet himself describing it as being a “poem” to modern living.
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Chorong lamp by Joongho Choi

Korean designer Joongho Choi has designed a modern reinterpretation of traditional Korean chong-sa-chorong lamps.

Called Chorong, the hanging light source can be directed by pivoting the steel pole in its glass base.

Choi has created two versions – one for traditional light bulbs and another mounted with an LED.
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SmartFaucet From iHouse

By using a facial screening application, the iHouse Smart Faucet recognizes the user and automatically turns on the water to the favored flow and temperature.

In addition, the touchscreen display located on top of the faucet can be used to check out your email inbox, view the current temperature outside among others.

Several people can activate the tap in different configurations, without having to reconfigure it.
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LED Faceless Watch by Hironao Tsuboi

Designed by Hironao Tsuboi, this LED watch has no face.

It looks like an ordinary silver segmented bracelet. But telling time is not too difficult on this watch, as the LED-powered hour and minute digits will light up across a few of the segments on this “silver bracelet”.

The LED Faceless Watch measures W-97 x D-81 x H-60 and has 3 distinctive colors to choose; Silver, Black and Ultra marine.

Rolls-Royce Updates the Phantom Saloon for 2009

The Rolls-Royce has released their 2009 model Phantom with a few interesting features.

On the outside, the revised Phantom gets a new bumper with a shallower stainless steel grille like those on its two-door compatriots.

Rolls has also added such luxury touches as LED lights in the door handles and three new sets of aluminum wheels for customers to choose from.

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USB Flash Drive with Fingerprint Scan

The Pandora collection of GressoDesign claims to be the first-of-its-kind “luxury” device with memory capacity of a whopping 64GB and a fingerprint scanning detector.

With a memory capacity of 64GB, it is definitely luxury ! The Pandora collection has two versions: Black and Red.

Black version has its chassis made from 200 year Old African Blackwood and 18k Gold. A white diamond further adds to its glamour while the LED beneath sets the stage for an experience by spilling blue radiance.
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Bugatti Veyron Vincero Tuned By Mansory

In Dubai you can find cars that you’ve never heard about like this Mansory-prepped Veyron called Bugatti Vincero, which is up for sale by Prestige Cars.

Though Mansory, the custom carmaker, has still not made any official statement about this new design, the Prestige Cars (Abu Dhabi) website has revealed that only 3 such cars will be built, making it an exclusive limited edition series.

From the pictures we can see that the Veyron-based Vincero features an awesome paint job complemented by a nice set of black alloy wheels and plenty of carbon fiber parts.

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LED outdoor walkway by MINIMIS

CATWALK is a modular, LED-illuminated outdoor & indoor walkway system. A more dramatic way to welcome guests to your front door, restaurant, bar, casino, or café.

In daylight the modular steel and white polycarbonate structure has a clean rectilinear profile and resembles raised stepping stones over water, and acts as a clean white canvas for dappled sunlight.

At night, CATWALK is self-illuminated by low power-sipping LED lights creating a dramatic, shimmering ribbon of light with a subtle interplay of focused and diffused points of light.
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Big Time LED Watch Table

“Big Time” is a sleek and stylish giant wristwatch, which can be used as a table.

Designer Lee J. Rowland has thrown in a fully functioning watch for its surface, complete with seconds and date which can be viewed using touch buttons just like a normal watch. You can even program it to display an 8 letter message of your choosing.

In addition, you get extra-slim utility drawers and a programmable LED clock to round off the list of features.
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LED dress – electronic fashion

“Rhyme&reason” is an exploration in using light as a material to create transformative fashions. Unlike most LED clothing, which make the wearer look like a neon lamp, the designs from Rhyme & Reason are stunning pieces you could actually wear.

Designer Mary Huang says, “Integrating technology into a wearable piece can often be cumbersome, so in a successful piece, the design must outshine the technology.”

Her lighted fashion line, aptly called Rhyme & Reason, also includes an LED scarf. The scarf is made from machine-knit material and the dress is a combination of woven cotton jersey and hand-crocheted flowers. About two dozen bright white LEDs are embedded in each.

No word on pricing yet. It is mentioned that “when not in use, the pieces double in function as lamps, avoiding the fate of hanging neglected in a closet”.

High Tech cushions

Marie-Jacqueline, a French fashion designer, and LumiGram, have teamed up to create a very unique collection of high tech and decorative items, based on fiber optics fabric.

When powered on by an embedded electronic module, thefiberoptics fabric emits acoloredlight along the full length of thefiber, producing a stunning and classy luminous effect.

A small switch allows turning the fabric light on/off. Unlike other light sources like LEDs or Electroluminescence, the light coming from the Fiber Optics Fabric is subtle and mysterious, allowing the creation amazing, stylish and wonderfully original accessories and clothes.

Based on this new technology, LumiGram collection of cushions and tablecloths is probably the most dazzling you’ll ever see as you can see on their website : (LumiGram also offer a range of clothes based on the same technology).
Price range from : 299 to 899 euros ($450 to $1,400)