Kathy Schicker is a textile designer that uses Photochromic inks. Once the textile goes in sunlight a design will appear, as if by magic! I really like the idea of photocromic designs but feel that Kathy's designs are dated. I think this idea would work really well for childrens soft furnishing.
Colour Changing Inks - Thermochromic - Liquid Crystal - Photochromic - Hydrochromic - Glow in the Da
Smart fabric: thermochromic G04XF STONE ISLAND MARINA_HEAT REACTIVE Waistcoat in lightweight fine cotton muslin that changes colour according to the temperature. The molecules of the micro coloured pigments encapsulated in the fabric change colour gradually as the temperature rises, changing the shade of the jackets.
Conductive Paint and Screen Ink - Electric Paint use instead of wires!
Smart materials: Colour Changing Inks - Thermochromic - Liquid Crystal - Photochromic - Hydrochromic - Glow in the Dark
The patterns on the umbrella are made of hydrochromatic ink which changes colour when rain falls.
X Police Kevlar Security Stab Bullet Ballistic Proof Body Armour Armor Vest in Collectables
Material: Stainless steel wire, high-quality polyester, and high elastic chemical fiber The use of ambient temperature: Celsius - 100 Celsius Size: One size fit most person Size: (A
Swiss Protection Socks - made of Kevlar, about polyester, spandex and cotton; touted as transmitting "absolute" barefoot feel. Have PVC dots on the bottom for traction. Photo from sock overview. - Okay these are so strange!