Upcycle Final Report: Speakers

Inspiration: After making a three-dimensional pattern of lids, I had cemented an image of a sort-of chandelier of repeated circles. In addition, Prof. Hertzberg and I will be putting on a demo of Dancing Oobleck. We will use an industry-standard shaker table for the final demonstration, but it got me thinking about if I have…
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Upcycle Final Report

I recommend to read this after my presentation if you are watching my presentation. I made my kitchen glove that can avoid injury and mainly odor from garlic or chili. Also, the oil from spicy vegetables can hurt your eyes if you touch your eyes. If you are a home cook and wear contact lenses,…
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Coaster Collage

For my upcycle project I decided to create something for my Dad that he could keep forever and that would add to his bar aesthetic. While traveling through Europe for my study abroad experience I visited many, many bars and got to experience the different drinking styles of these countries. I found that many drink…
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Draw-String T-Shirt

This is the final product. The image above is the aesthetic I chose to create and is a draw string t-shirt. Below I will go over the process of creation. First… Gather shoe lace and shirt. Second… Cut shoe lace in half. Third… Cut hole in the middle of the shirt. Fourth… Put safety pin…
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Upcycle Final Report: Wine Rack

Vision and Inspiration  For my upcycle project, I decided to make a wine rack. My inspiration came form the Industrial aesthetic. I really liked how in the aesthetic, there were aspects of an unfinished look, neutral colors, weathered wood and steel. I then started exploring furniture/decorations within the industrial aesthetic. What stuck out to me…
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Upcycling Final Report: LEGO Mosaic

The process of this project began with the researching the aesthetic of the mosaic. Which traces its roots back to the ancient world, such as in Greece, capturing the stories from their mythology. [1] Poseidon From ancient Greece, the style was continued on throughout the Roman empire, eventually finding its way into several different religious…
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Upcycle Final Report: Monument

The final product Preliminary Design and Inspiration For this particular project, I wanted to focus exclusively on the aesthetics of my final product. I had no particular inspiration for what I wanted to do, but I did know what materials I planned on using. In addition, I wanted to incorporate a handful of different aesthetics, those being…
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Upcycle Report: “Light Box”

Link to my presentation slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1DM0aey_1q6RIds068RZOfYfKH4jdVQJKWEgBVGR2gP8/edit?usp=sharing Link to my video presentation : https://youtu.be/V3vBUwSVPpM                For my Upcycling project I decided to start the design process by first picking the materials. I had to carboard tubes about to be recycled thus I decided to use those. Then I saved a box I had laying around as…
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Upcycle Final Report: Cardboard Fire Pit

https://www.wayfair.com/outdoor/sb1/square-fire-pits-c215964-a144382~459808.html https://www.benrothdesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/custom-fire-pit.jpg I got my inspiration from all the time I spent this summer around the fire with my friends, and my general affinity for fires. After looking at all the circular designs online, and realizing it would be impossible to print these shapes, I stumbled upon some square fire put designs that could easily…
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Upcycle Final Report

Inspiration: The inspiration for my upcycle project was born from necessity and the materials I had available to me. I originally knew that I wanted to turn this assignment into a project that I could use in my daily life. With this thought in mind, I decided I wanted to make a piece of furniture,…
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Upcycle: Kintsugi Final

Project Background Kintsugi is a pottery technique that glorifies imperfection and embraces the cracks that bring us together. The art-form dates back to the Japanese shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa, who sent sent a piece of pottery back to China to be repaired. After the piece return, lackluster held together with only staples, he decided to have…
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