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Loop.pH’s Recycled Cable ‘Faraday Curtain’ Reflects Electromagnetic Fields

Posted By Rachel Wingfield On September 26, 2011 @ 2:20 pm In Art,green technology,Reader Submitted Content,Recycled Materials | No Comments

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Commissioned for Bloomberg Philanthropy [1] by art and design agency Arts Co [2], ‘Waste Not, Want It’ is a series of specially commissioned art and design projects made almost entirely out of Bloomberg’s waste and presented as part of the 2011 London Design Festival [3]. Design studio Loop.pH [4]’s ‘Faraday Curtain’ is made from hundreds of meters of discarded electrical cable, stripped of its inner core and conductive shielding and re-threaded into an intricately laced textile mesh. The resultant ephemeral textile enclosure has a soft and sheer surface that shields the interior space from electromagnetic fields.

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