Critical Design Review

Inspiration: My inspiration for my final project has shifted away from my blog post on modular design. I just couldn’t come up with a design that I could incorporate that inspiration into. After a lot more brain storming and looking at different artist on the internet I was able to find some inspiration for my…
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Design Review Report

For my project I have decided to change course a bit and go with a more dynamic idea. Originally I wanted to create an Apple Watch charging station, but I have moved instead to creating a portable speaker that has a very futuristic aesthetic. I came up with this idea because I worked at Comcast…
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Design Review: Dougong

Video: https://youtu.be/pWVm50WCTGQ   For my main project, I decide to reconstitute the Dougong- a unique structural element of interlocking wooden brackets, one of the most important elements in traditional Chinese architecture. I use Skechup to create a 3D model for prototyping. Since Dougong is consist of buches of brackets. I create a baselin component at…
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Design Review Report: Shadow Art

For my main project, I would like to create something that explores the contrast between light and shadow. Top 5 Constraints: Time Aesthetic Cost: ~50$ Functionality: rotating base using Arduino and servos Manufacturability: material that can be laser cut Other Constraints: Making an object that casts different shadows from different angles. Making the shadows relate…
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Jae’s Design Review

I am basically making a rotating disco light. I will put colorful cellophane papers on the side of the cylinder while it depicts dancing movements on the wall. The upper dome will have a black painted aluminum sheet with holes and words inscribed that shines the ceiling with the clear white light. My biggest challenge…
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Design Review Report: Terrarium

For my final project I want to focus on the dynamics of plants and containing that within something that is normally conceived as stagnant. To accomplish this I am creating a snow globe terrarium. An example of a normal terrarium is pictured below: Image taken from: https://www.potterybarn.com/products/glass-terrarium/ I want to achieve a fairy tale aesthetic…
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Design Review Report

For my main project I’m creating a piece of furniture with varying aesthetics. More specifically, i’m focusing on refurbishing a chair and implementing a drawer below the seat. This increases the functionality of the chair while maintaining the overall aesthetic. I’m focusing on implementing the minimal aesthetic as well as a modern or vintage aesthetic…
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Design Review Presentation

I wanted to give you readers a bit of an update on my project’s progress. Right now I am working on a Raspberry Pi projection mapping installment. I am torn between using some sort of computer vision interaction and a physical piece that is set with a projection mapping playlist. Inspiration Idea 1: Computer Vision…
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