20th Century Design Movements: Bamboo Fly Rod

My aesthetic goal remains steadfast: to embody the “naturalist aesthetic” in the process of fabricating my bamboo fly rod designs. In a nutshell, I would love to be able to design a rod that that embraces the same aesthetics as the natural world that it intended to be used in. Several examples I have speculated…
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Skills Sets and Personal Aspirations: Jeremy Parsons

Skill Sets: Product design and development, rapid/inexpensive prototyping, additive manufacturing, structured ideation and need identification. Overall I love designing for the human element in a product! Aspirations: I am an avid designer and aspire to build a career around that. I am currently working as in early product development of surgical devices at Medtronic and…
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Upcycle Final Report: Whiskey Bottle Chandelier and Glasses

For my upcycle project, I created chandelier and matching tumbler glasses out of four, repurposed Jameson whiskey bottles.The aesthetic I wanted to capture was that of a traditional, quiet English/Irish pub. I wanted to embody the green/brown glass, deep red/walnut wooden textures, brass and copper fixtures, etc.. Everything that conveys the comfortable appeal of a…
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Aesthetics Exploration – Thai Tattoo Culture

  The tattoo culture and unique aesthetic have a deep-rooted, religious history in Thailand. The practice of spiritual tattooing, as practiced by monks in Thailand, is a tradition that goes back to ancient times. Thailand is actually the only country to celebrate tattooing as an annual religious celebration. Each year, thousands of tattoo enthusiasts arrive…
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