Main Project Inspiration

I’m still not sure exactly what I will be making for the final project in this class. However, I’ve been fascinated with modular design over the past couple of months. Modular design breaks down a design into it’s many parts and emphasizes the users specific needs. It’s modeled around making scalable and reusable modules. I…
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Main Project Inspirations

For my Final Project I am between doing three things the first is designing and building a gaming chair like the ones seen here: DXRacer Formula Series DOH/FD01/N Newedge Edition Racing Bucket Seat Office Chair Gaming Chair Ergonomic Computer Chair eSports Desk Chair Executive Chair Furniture Pillows (Black) This would be very valuable and add…
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Main Project Inspiration: Dougong

For my main project, I think about to rebuild a Dougong model by 3D print. Dougongis a unique structural element of interlocking wooden brackets, one of the most important elements in traditional Chinese architecture. Dougong is part of the network of wooden supports essential to the timber frame structure of traditional Chinese building because the…
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Main Project Inspiration

Bauhaus design has always interested me because when it was introduced in the 1920s, it looked different from any other design movement that has happened in the past. It introduced grids, and the key idea of the movement was that ‘form follows function’. For my main project, I plan to use the Bauhaus design aesthetic…
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Shut Box

My initial design inspiration is based on the above game. The game is called Shut Box and the first time I played it was with some friends at New Belgium Brewery in January. The premise of this game is to roll two dice that sum to each number. If you are able to flip up…
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Main Project Inspiration

The inspiration for my final project came from a mix between mid century and antique furniture. Antique furniture is usually comprised of decorative wood combined with some sort of brass/gold. The design is very symmetric and has a very ‘American Colonial’ feel to it. The mid-century furniture is very minimalistic. These usually consist of rectangular…
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Main Project Inspiration

Something that has interested me before starting this course was the aesthetic of simulation and how it is playing an increasingly bigger role in our daily lives. As I discussed with some of you in class the ray tracing and consistent colors in simulations are something that might be of interest moving forward. Ray Tracing…
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Main Project Inspiration

Star Wars. I am thoroughly inspired by the prop and costume design of the original Star Wars trilogy.  Bossk starwars.com The aesthetic comes from props and materials that were available to the designers at the time. Costumes such as the space suit worn by Bossk were taken from previous productions. Cantina starwars.com Props were even…
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