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OTHERWORLD

April 10, 2024 4:38 pm Published by Comments Off on OTHERWORLD Otherworld is a large-scale experience with countless rooms of interactive art, mixed reality playgrounds, and secret passageways located in Philadelphia,...

Paradise Lost

April 10, 2024 4:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Paradise Lost Smooth Technology fabricated immersive lighting elements for Paradise Lost, the “maximalist tiki bar” in NYC’s East Village. A giant LED...

Doritos Silent AI

April 10, 2024 4:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Doritos Silent AI Doritos Silent is a noise-cancelling app built for gamers that targets and removes chip-crunching sounds through the use of a...

Coors Light

April 10, 2024 4:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Coors Light We created the ultimate portable tailgating chair for Coors Light. Only 10 Chill Thrones were produced, with a limited quantity...

Grove

March 22, 2023 10:18 am Published by Comments Off on Grove blink cincinnati 2022 festival We programmed interactive LED animations for a sky-high network of inflated tubes inspired by root structures....

Instagram

March 21, 2023 10:22 am Published by Comments Off on Instagram We worked with Crozier Studio to create a space that functions as both a meeting room & hang-out area for...

Taylor Swift

March 22, 2023 12:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Taylor Swift LEDs were embedded in Taylor Swift’s dress & 12 dancers for her 1989 World Tour. Each outfit is wirelessly controlled...

Billy Porter

March 13, 2023 3:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Billy Porter “The hat that inspired a thousand memes.” In this collaboration with milliner Sarah Sokol, we built a radio-controlled mechanical hat...

Lady Gaga

March 16, 2023 5:21 am Published by Comments Off on Lady Gaga Case Study The Problem With the COVID-19 restorations on face coverings, we were tasked with the most challenging wearable tech...

Janelle Monae

January 20, 2023 5:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Janelle Monae This Picasso-inspired costume featured mechanical design, movement, and programming by Smooth Technology for Janelle Monae’s iconic 2019 Met Gala red...

Under Armour

February 27, 2023 10:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Under Armour RUSH PERFORMANCE LAB, SOHO In collaboration with Giant Spoon. This interactive popup was created to celebrate the release of Under...

Google

March 21, 2023 11:24 am Published by Comments Off on Google Paper Signals is a Google Voice experiment collaboration between Smooth Technology & Google Creative Lab. Made by Isaac Blankensmith. Find...

Seismique

March 13, 2023 2:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Seismique Seismique is a technology-fueled art experience in Houston, Texas. Our team oversaw the technical direction of this entire 40,000 sq...

META

March 16, 2023 5:27 am Published by Comments Off on META case study the problem In 2021 we were approached by Deep Local for their Meta Quest 2 “Quest Day” campaign....

Low

March 22, 2023 3:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Low Indie rock veterans LOW contacted Smooth in 2018 with the goal of stepping up their live show to coincide with...

Mariah Carey

January 20, 2023 5:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Mariah Carey ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU 2018 tour Costume Design: Todd Thomas Styling: Johnny Wujek Wings: Marian “Killer” Hose...

Pnit

March 21, 2023 10:27 am Published by Comments Off on Pnit Pnit was an inflatable sculpture temporarily located in Providence, RI for the summer of 2019. It made its debut as...

Jinkx Monsoon

March 21, 2023 10:21 am Published by Comments Off on Jinkx Monsoon the burning witch Custom lighting & programming for Queen Jinkx Monsoon’s incendiary dress, featured on season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag...

Japanese Breakfast

March 21, 2023 10:22 am Published by Comments Off on Japanese Breakfast jubilee 2021 tour Lighting Direction: Kat Borderud We built custom LED persimmons for Japanese Breakfast’s 2021 Jubilee tour. 18 fixtures...

Lady Gaga

March 21, 2023 10:52 am Published by Comments Off on Lady Gaga ENIGMA Costume Design: Asher Levine Radio-controlled lighted body suit for Lady Gaga’s Las Vegas “Enigma + Jazz & Piano” concert...

Wilco

March 20, 2023 5:56 pm Published by Comments Off on Wilco Yankee Hotel Foxtrot 2022 anniversary tour Wilco asked us to create an array of custom, addressable lighting for the Yankee...

Mariah Carey

March 21, 2023 10:41 am Published by Comments Off on Mariah Carey caution 2019 tour Styling: Johnny Wujek Costume Design: Todd Thomas LED curves: Smooth Technology Installation: Yuchen Zhang

Barbot

March 21, 2023 12:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Barbot CASE STUDY robot bartender 2019 Here at Smooth we take fun very seriously: our annual holiday party is no joke....

Degen

March 21, 2023 1:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Degen “Friendship is magic” nyfw 2015 in collaboration with degen & my little pony. For this NYFW presentation we created animatronic...

Shinola

March 21, 2023 11:26 am Published by Comments Off on Shinola A collaboration with Ryan Crozier Studio & Shinola. Watch faces & bands on motorized belts pause incrementally to display various...

Nerf

March 20, 2023 5:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Nerf NERF ULTRA ONE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT For the release of their innovative Nerf One Blaster, Nerf brought together stars from the...

Kroger

March 22, 2023 10:09 am Published by Comments Off on Kroger in collaboration with ddb worldwide. For Kroger’s 2022 Holiday campaign we created a smart apron that made the cooking process...

Infinite Wild

March 16, 2023 5:17 am Published by Comments Off on Infinite Wild case study the problem Panorama Music Festival wanted to do something new for their 2018 technology showcase. Working with HP...

Philosophy

March 21, 2023 10:58 am Published by Comments Off on Philosophy AURA AURORA Fabrication: Crozier Studio Additional visual content: Dan Baker This northern lights-inspired window display was developed for beauty brand...

Emilie Baltz

March 21, 2023 11:34 am Published by Comments Off on Emilie Baltz COTTON CANDY THEREMIN Collaboration with Emilie Baltz & Philip Sierzega for Panorama music festival in 2016, and again at Red...

Asher Levine

January 20, 2023 5:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Asher Levine Futuristic Motorcycle Jacket, featured at the Museum of Modern Art’s “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” 2017 exhibit. in collaboration with asher...

Matthew Barney

March 21, 2023 11:19 am Published by Comments Off on Matthew Barney COUNTDOWN CLOCK Engineered a seven segment countdown clock on the facade of Matthew Barney’s studio, displaying the number of days...

Chrome Sparks

March 21, 2023 11:04 am Published by Comments Off on Chrome Sparks In the fall of 2016, electronic musician Chrome Sparks came to us looking for a centerpiece for his fall tour....

Domino’s

March 20, 2023 4:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Domino’s cisco live 2019 This Rube Goldberg machine had it all – it was outfitted with buttons, LED matrices, actuators, levers...

Katy Perry

January 20, 2023 5:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Katy Perry witness 2018 tour Styling: Johnny Wujek Video: Silent Partners Lighting control: Early Bird Visual Collaboration with Johnny Wujek for Katy...

Red Bull

March 21, 2023 12:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Red Bull red bull studios LED Moire Facade for Red Bull Studios, NYC. 25,000 fully addressable LEDs arranged in a concentric diamond...

Fun-Droid

March 21, 2023 11:30 am Published by Comments Off on Fun-Droid Fundroid, or “Funnie,” made its debut at the 3rd annual Software for Artists Day (S4AD) Conference at Pioneer Works in...

Redhook Regatta

March 21, 2023 11:39 am Published by Comments Off on Redhook Regatta The Red Hook Regatta is the world’s premier (and only) 3D-printed radio-controlled boat race. This year they asked us to...