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TIME CURTAIN by Soner Ozenc

Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On September 30, 2006 @ 1:28 pm In green Interiors,Green Lighting,Green Products,Interactive Objects | 7 Comments

Soner Ozenc, Electroluminescent fabric, Time Clock, LED Prayer Mat, Designers Block, London Design Festival, [1]

There’s been so much amazing stuff on display at the London Design Festival [2] we’ve had a hard time covering all of it. One real stand-out of design innovation is Soner Ozenc’s [3] electroluminescent fabric gadgetry, spotted at this year’s Designersblock [4] by the Core77 crew. [5] Ozenc’s Time Curtain is a transparent piece of hanging fabric that displays the time in elecroluminescent LED-style numbers.


While we’re not sure that a room partition is the most useful application of this cool technology, we can imagine some great practical applications to this innovative luminescent fabric: how about light-up window curtains and illuminating wallpaper?

Soner Ozenc [3] is a London-based Turkish industrial designer and recent Central Saint Martins grad who made blog headlines last year with his iconoclastic LED prayer mat. The rising design star has a lot of other cool soft-gadget designs in the works, so keep an eye on him.

+ Soner Ozenc [3]

Via Core 77 [5]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/blog/2006/09/30/time-curtain-by-soner-ozenc/

[2] London Design Festival: http://inhabitat.com/blog/2006/09/20/london-design-festival-kicks-off/

[3] Soner Ozenc’s: http://www.sonerozenc.com/upload/

[4] Designersblock: http://www.designersblock.org.uk/

[5] by the Core77 crew.: http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/soner_ozenc_at_designersblock_4631.asp

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