Volpin Props Daft Punk’s Thomas helmet

Meet Harrison Krix, a 28 year old Graphic Designer living in Atlanta, GA. In his free time, he designs and creates replica props from movies and videogames. His work includes props from titles such as Portal, Mass Effect, Final Fantasy, Iron Man and more!

The video above documents about 4 months of work in creating a replica of Thomas Bangalter’s helmet from Daft Punk. The piece has over 350 LEDs, can run over 4 hours on a single charge, and the matrix is capable of being updated on-the-fly with a custom programmed iOS app.

For more info on the build and process, check out Volpin Props.

The video features music by Madeon – “Pop Culture”, an artist we featured on S&D.

The Daft Punk leather suit, was fabricated by Catherine Jones of God Save The Queen Fashions.

Programming for the helmet code was done by James Moss.

Chroming work courtesy of Creations n’ Chrome.

Custom PCBs printed by batchPCB.com

Photography on this page is courtesy of Dan Almasy.

I seriously want one of these and with Halloween just around the corner I just might have to do it!

-el

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