Liz Design Review

For my project, I have decided to make an LED light fixture that is powered by an Arduino. Inspiration I have always really liked LED art instillations. I think they are very captivating and beautiful in their simplicity. For example, artists Jim Campbell creates LED instillations. Below is a picture of his instillation Scattered Light…
Read More

Meridith’s Main Project Design Review Report

INSPIRATIONS: Trimpin is a kinetic sculptor and sound artist who visited the ATLAS Black Box theater last semester (Trimpin’s Website). He installs exhibits where embedded microcontrollers around the room and within different components send MIDI data back to his computer and digitally produce sound. Some of the components produce live sound as well, as a…
Read More

Creating a Barn Door

The barn door can be an attractive and functional solution to the real challenge of dividing rooms where architecture and/or space don’t allow for a traditional door.  For my class project I have chosen to create a barn door for my home, partly out of necessity and partly for the challenge.   My guest bathroom…
Read More

Longboard PDR

PDR Presentation Video: https://youtu.be/4gHbGJgX8D8   What will it say upon a first impression? It will be obvious that it is a longboard upon first impression.   What will it do? It will roll with humans on top.  It should be strong, yet flexible for versatile turns and sliding.   How do these add up to aesthetic…
Read More

Ferrofluid Sculpture

For my final project I am making a dynamic Ferrofluid sculpture. I have been fascinated by ferrofluid ever since I came across it years ago in a lab and have always wanted to work with the stuff. There is an exhibit in the ITLL that continues to tease my interest every time I walk by. The…
Read More

Information Display

First Impressions Upon a first impression, it should strike the viewer as an object that is futuristic and robotic, but there should also be a feeling of being old and outdated at the same time. If such a thing exists, the design should convey a world where heavy machinery has become automated and robotic. When someone…
Read More
Menu