Summing Up 2019

In this semester I have learned a lot of aethestics design knowledge and had lots of fun. The two projects I did are the: Upcycle Project and Final Project. For the upccycle project I modified a old motorcycle helmet with a Japanese cartoon theme. For the Final project I made my own wall clock. I…
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Construction Timeline: wall clock

Week 1 (3/24-3/30) Finish Solidworks models and drawings. Visit machine shop for feedback. Week 2 (3/31-4/6) Purchase all materials from Homedepot or Amazon. Start manufacturing process. Week 3 (4/7-4/13) Finish up manufacturing process Product assembly and surface finish Week 4 (4/14-4/20) Whole week reserved for unknown factors that will delay the original plan.  
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Top 5 constraints

I decided to make a wall clock for my final project. Here are my top 5 constraints for this project: Time: I am currently taking 4 other graduate classes right now. Time management will be crucial to me. To get the project done I need to simplify the process and get started asap.Skills: This project…
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Upcycle Inspiration

The inspiration of my upcycle project was from the Japanese anime The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, which was a very funny anime. The main character Saiki has a pretty interesting appearance. The most eye catching feature of him is the two devices on his head. I think it’d be fun to recreate this specific…
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Aesthetic Exploration: Sports Bike

The aesthetics of modern sports bike attracts me a lot lately, so I chose to do some research about it. Many motorcycle manufactures make sports bikes, these manufactures include: Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Ducati, etc. Sports bike design prioritize speed and performance over comfort. This design priority, along with influences from competitive racing motorcycles, has given…
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