LED Throwies are an iconic, DIY project that combine an LED, a battery and a rare earth magnet with a piece of tape to empower artists, hackers and everyday citizens to creatively augment their surroundings. Throwies were a global, viral hit. They have been seen by 10s of millions of people online and made by creative people in classrooms, protests and garages around the world.
Awards and recognition:
2006 Golden Nica from Ars Electronica.
"Throwies" was NY Times Buzzword of the Year in 2008.
Role: Artist, Co-inventor
Team: James Powderly and Evan Roth at Eyebeam