Piet Mondrian LED dress 4/13/16

Greetings! So I’ve decided on the Piet Mondrian dress and bought 40 to 50 3mm LEDs of each of the green, red and yellow colors. The battery is still of a concern but I’ve decided to go ahead and attach the leds according to the design and then calculate voltage and amperage needed. So far I sewed…
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Anfal’s 4/6/16 post

Hello, So I honestly didn’t have much time this week to progress much. However, I got some advice from teammates in regards to the battery problems, I think I will get red of the resistor (even though I wanted them for designing purposes) in order to save current and thus the batteries, given the big…
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Anfal’s Wednesday progress post

Greetings! Over the spring I have obtained everything I wanted, I have an initial design and started cutting and putting fine print layouts on the address. Although, I have not attached anything to the dress prominently. I am still struggling with the batteries, I need to figure that out. This weekend I will be attaching things…
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Anfal’s project progress

  Designs by on day 2 of Graduate Fashion Week at The Old Truman Brewery on May 31, 2015 in London, England. Hello! New Project So, I’ve changed my project entirely and have decided to make a smart garment instead, also known as e-textile. In search for materials and ideas for my old project I…
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Anfal’s Building in Progress

I want my final piece to be weird, unusual yet attractive and beautiful. I also would love for my project to expresses me to some extent as a women and engineer who has appreciation for aesthetics. In order for that to happen I want to create a simple walking mechanism and be able to amplify…
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Anfal’s project inspirations

This semester is one of a kind having three project classes and almost no homework, midterms and the usual structure. This semester resembles the real-world working environment and I hope this would help me with the transition. Also, I think overall I became smarter and more knowledgeable about team dynamics which in turn will help…
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Anfal’s Aspiration

What are my aspirations? This class is one of few classes that I have been assigned to do my own project at. Being used to group project it is somewhat weird. However, I appreciate the aspects of individualism and aesthetic required for this class. Before this class my mindset as and engineer was that functionality…
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Anfal’s skills

Hello team, I think the number one skill I have is that I am excited and eager to learn about everything, so if you asked me something that I do not know I would still try to figure it out. So, to the more technical side if things. I am electrically/ electronically inclined. I really…
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Strandbeest Report

Animaris Umerus, Scheveningen beach, The Netherlands (2009). Courtesy of Theo Jansen. Photo by Loek van der Klis Motivation As a future engineer taking Aesthetic of Design class, one of the first things that came in mind was the work of artist and physicist Theo Jansen. It all started in 1090 when he started building the Strandbeest…
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