LEDs or Light Emitting Diodes are semiconductor light sources. They are used as electrical components for lighting and indicator lamps. But the âtwistyâ human mind has transformed these into some crazy yet beautiful art forms. Read below for 10 astounding examples of LED art.
1. Sheep LED Art at DIY
This is a form of âliveâ art! At first, the cool animated formation of a giant sheep made up of sheep and herding dogs completely blows your mind. And then, the sheep come back wearing lighted coats. And soon you see beautiful formations of a digitalized pong game, a fountain, etc. But the âLeonardo Baa Vinciâ digitalized Mona Lisa made by the pictures of LED-colored sheep formations is just sheer genius!
2. Roomba Pattern LED Art
OK. This piece of art is prettyâ¦ strange (read weird). The end product is a room floor which looks more out of a retro disco floor than anything else. And the creators? Seven different-color-LED-strapped Roomba vacuum cleaners let loose in a completely stashed room! The IBR Algorithm Group explains this mad frenzy of colored lines and collision points as a result of multiple Roombas running at the same time. Guess the smart âspace and obstacle navigatingâ Roombas got a little muddle-headed!
3. Organic Electric
Organic Electricâs work is simple, yet beautiful. White LEDs are soldered together to form a pliable illuminated wire mesh. This mesh in turn is transformed into beautiful shapes like baskets and vases. Carefully arranged electrical layouts enable the mesh to conduct electricity to power the LEDs. The designs are closely inspired by nature and the rarity is that an electronic medium like LED parallels nature in its efficient design.
4. Fan Displays Moving Images on Spinning LEDs
This Thinkgeek creation is a fan on which you watch GIF files! Based upon the mental illusion, Persistence of Vision, the fanâs fast spinning blades showcase a whole full-motion image using the set of 42 programmable red, blue and green LEDs. The $389.99 LED fan connects to your computer through a serial connection and downloads about 128 art frames into its internal memory.
The winter light show usually at the Nabana no Sato park in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture is sure to leave you enthralled! A beautiful arrangement of 4.5 billion LEDs offer out-of-this-world spectacles like flower fields, gates and tunnels. The water illumination is perhaps the best, with constantly changing colors making the village pond look like a riverâs flow. The dazzling kaleidoscope of 64 billion colors promises to more than brighten up your day.
6. Multi-Color Animated LED Art Cube
ThinkGeekâs new Multi-Color Animated LED Art Cube is a desktop light equipped with 64 animated LEDs which enable it to display a spectacular array of vibrant colors for 30 minutes without a single pattern getting repeated! So adorn your desktop with this art cube which will keep you thrilled as it changes, blinks and morphs colors. The USD99.99 desktop light comes with a power adapter.
7. Multiverse LED Art Exhibit
Leo Villareal is the creator of this software-controlled mind-boggling display of 41000 LEDs. The patterns formed are actually vague abstract configurations of light which have such elements of randomness that there is negligible chance that you see a particular pattern ever again! The rate at which the light travels down the tunnel can actually create illusion of slowing down time, or even time running ahead of you. Whatever the case maybe, the experience is sure to leave you hypnotized!
8. LED street art
Usually street art is a reason for annoyance for the police, but this 2007 LED street art became a cause of alarm for them! This electronic street sign designed for advertisement was misinterpreted by the Boston police as an explosive mechanism. The pattern of LEDs showed a character of the animation series Aqua Teen Hunger Force called Ignignokt.
9. Bike-wheel LED art at Tokyo Make Meeting
How to make a bike look cooler? SML has come up with bitmap image-accepting bike wheels which can display pictures using a special Anipov software. The wheels are powered by batteries but are not totally waterproof. A transparent wheel cover is a necessary accessory to these cool bike accessories!
10. 3D LED display globe
Hereâs your chance to write your message on the world! This amazing POV display lets you see the world in 3D and write your message across it. It consists of 256 white SMD LEDs for forming the world and 32 blue SMD LED!