Summing up 2019

This semester began with very little understanding of what aesthetics are and how to design with one in mind. From there exploring a single aesthetic was the first step, with then creating a small scale upcycle project around an aesthetic. The result of that exploration and project was a LEGO mosaic depicting the Immaculate Heart…
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Top Constraints

Every project comes with constraints, including this one. However, the constraints for this specific project has a different focus than most previous projects. The main constraints are firstly, the 80’s arcade aesthetic, if it isn’t properly captured the project itself looses its point. Behind that is the overall cost of the project, I don’t have…
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Upcycling Final Report: LEGO Mosaic

The process of this project began with the researching the aesthetic of the mosaic. Which traces its roots back to the ancient world, such as in Greece, capturing the stories from their mythology. [1] Poseidon From ancient Greece, the style was continued on throughout the Roman empire, eventually finding its way into several different religious…
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Team 1 Aesthetics Game

Our team, comprised of Max Buechler, Yousef AlQattan, and Abdulrahman Alnoaim, was given the object of a bedside table with the aesthetic of Telefoni Bianchi. The design of this mashup that we came up with can be seen below: This aesthetic comes from a style of Italian movies from the 1930’s. These movies captured the…
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