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LED City Cushions

 - Apr 4, 2008   Updated: Apr 6 2011
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Florence Bost is the designer and creator of the City pillows. These are technical textile cushions which contain a LED (light emitting diodes) wire connected to a battery box. There is also music and changing colors incorporated in the pretty design of these tech cushions and as decoration, they are a sure hit.

Implications - The mass adoption of consumer gadgets has created a market filled with consumers who expect all of their household items to boast tech-savvy features. The rise of DIY culture and environmentalism has enabled artisans to cater to this nerdy niche by embedding tiny rechargeable lights into handmade pieces of decor like pillows, blankets and curtains.