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Get Ready Valentine, Here Comes My Beating Heart

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and what better way to say "I Love You" than to give your sweetie a beating heart pillow! I took time to visit Banana Design Lab to talk with Yury Gitman, the creator of My Beating Heart and found out its made of pure love.

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Interview with Syuzi Pakchyan on Fashioning Technology

I met Syuzi Pakchyan at the 2006 Maker Faire in San Francisco. At that at time, Syuzi had just finished her thesis titled "SparkLab" where she was exploring the intersection between culture, technology and craft. She was doing a workshop where crafters made light up bracelets with conductive thread and snaps. Of course, we hit it off right away and we had a wonderful interview which never made it to Switch because of a microphone malfunction.

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Just Freaking Magic

In this episode Alison talks to JF Magic Founder Lee Wainwright about light up clothing and textiles and how he formed JF Magic. In the interview they discover shoes that light up with your every step, skirts that make kissy faces, purses that light up when your cell phone rings and much more.

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Interview With Brother Sewing

I interviewed June from Brother, USA at CES 2008 and got a glimpse of technological power of the modern sewing machine.

 

 

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