Design Review 2020 Part 2: Logistics – How and When?

Descriptions of the logistics: how and when will the project be completed? Where are the materials from, at what cost? When will they arrive? When will the machining, printing, cutting, assembly etc. be carried out?

Design Review 2020 Part 2: Desk Lamp

Timeline My project has been complicated by the closing of the ITLL due to the COVID-19 pandemic. My only option for fabricating my laser cut desk lamp on campus is now the Rapid Prototyping Lab’s laser cutter within the Idea Forge. The Idea Forge now has reduced hours (open 9 AM – 5 PM) for…

Design Review Part 2 // Kensue Kiatoukaysy

Elucidator Acrylic LED Sword Timeline 3/17 – Complete DXF 3/20 – Order Laser Cut Part from Online Source 3/25 – Collect Other Materials (Glue, Tape, Paint, ETC) 4/10 – Finish Project Fabrication: Fabrication is to merely order the laser cut panel as access to the school laser cutter has been cut. Video

Reading table: Covid Update

So with covid 19 closing down school and much of the other things in the area my project will either take two routes. First: if I can get everything figured out before places like McGuckins and the like close I should be able to get all of the materials I need to more or less…

Main Project Design Review Part 2: How and Updates

The latest update with the corona virus has truly been a factor none of us could have ever accounted for. Due to this my timeline is still in the process of being adjusted as I am in the process of moving out of boulder for the next few months. However, I don’t plan on the…

Design Review 2 – Cardboard Grabber

With the closures of all facilities on campus due to the pandemic, my schedule/plan for my cardboard grabber arm has changed significantly. For the aesthetics phase of my design, I planned to use the laser cutters in the ITLL in order to achieve precision, and sleek cut lines in order to get that iron man…

Design Review Part 2: How and When? COVID EDITION

Within the past week, a lot of new challenges have arisen, all of which are caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The most pressing changes, in terms of the project, have been the closure of many school facilities, including the ITLL and Idea Forge. These facilities were the number one way, and for some the only…

Pipe Couch: How and When

For my project of the industrial pipe couch, a timeline will be very useful in ensuring the timely and structured completion in order to be prepared to present come time on April 20. From now until then, I have four weeks and a few days. In the first week, ending when spring break does, I…

Design Review 2 Covid Update (Kaleidoscope Project)

Oversized Kaleidoscope Project. Given the fact that a global pandemic has effected us, the project I was ultimately planning and in the works to create was put on hold. This project was something I was heavily planning on constructing during Spring Break, however given the situation with areas closing down and my material options dwindling,…

Design Review Part 2: Dopamine Interactive Apparel

Timeline As an overview, my project (Dopamine) will be developing interactive apparel that encourages real life interaction the same way social media encourages online interaction. Dopamine Timeline   The week of the Design Review will be designated for ordering prototyping materials and practicing my sewing skills. These materials include LED breakout boards, microcontrollers, and inexpensive…

Design Review Part II – Steampunk Headphone Stand

With the ongoing Covid – 19 situation, my schedule has been changed slightly as below, IDEATION FEB 15-FEB 28 DESIGN AND SKETCHING MARCH 1- MARCH 5 DECIDING SPECIFICATIONS MARCH 5 – MARCH 7 MATERIALS PROCUREMENT MARCH 7 – MARCH 30 PROTOTYPING MARCH 30 – APRIL 10 USER TESTING APRIL 10 – APRIL 15 FINALIZING PRODUCT…

Design Review 2: How and When?

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For the second part of my disc golf design, I received half of my material yesterday from McMaster-Carr but I am still waiting for my T-slot piping. My plan is still inline with my original plan. To build the frame by the beginning of Spring Break and then work on designing the side and back…

Design Review 2020 Part Two: Timeline and Logistics

Water Clock: Design Review Part Two Introduction The aesthetic I am going for   Update as of 3/15/2020: Due to the recent closure of the University and other circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, I will be descoping the project. Without the campus resources, I would not be able to laser cut the material, build the…

Coffee Capsules Holder Design Review 2

At this time in the semester, I have made some progress in my coffee capsules holder. At this point, and with everything going with the Coronavirus, campus access is impossible. Luckily, I have managed to buy the material I need to work on with the laser cutter at the last minute, and was able to…

Design Review Part 2: Owl Sculpture

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With the recent ongoing Covid-19 situation, my timeline regarding the project has changed slightly; pictured below: Prototyping is divide into two major sections – that of the building the actual sculpture, and that of working on the dynamic components. The fabrication of the main sculpture will be very similar to my Upcycle project – formation…

Timeline and Logistics: Floral Automata

Timeline Start Date End Date Task 2/17 3/4 Ideation 3/4 3/11 Prototyping 3/4 3/18 Planning 3/9 3/9 Design Review 3/9 3/18 Feedback and Iteration 3/11 3/18 Buy Material 3/18 4/1 Build 4/1 4/8 User Testing 4/8 4/15 Feedback and Iteration 4/15 4/20 Final Touches 4/20 4/20 Project Due 4/20 5/3 Final Presentations and EXPOs The…

Neon Sign – Design Review Part 2

To complete the neon sign I have already ordered the lighting and rubber tubing, they are coming on amazon prime so should arrive no later than 3/20. As for the electronic wiring and connection I am currently unsure of how/where I will be able to complete that aspect of the project but I am looking…

Design Review Part 2 “Logistics and Timeline”: Functional Wall Art

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“TIMELINE AND LOGISTICS” These past couple of weeks and the development of COVID-19 within our nation and local communities has definitely impacted the timeline and logistics of my final project overall. It has completely cut all students off from utilizing primary campus resources vital to project fabrication and development. So, I have decided to take…

Design Review Logistics and Timeline: Cycling jersey

I know that most people’s timeline on this project has been hijacked by COVID-19… mine included. I was actually hoping to use the laser cutters to get precise cuts of the fabric patterns I am going to use. But not a problem. Instead, I will trace patterns from mtb jerseys that I already own and…

Design Review 2020 Part 2: How

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I. INTRODUCTION Building off of the last blog post, Design Review 1, a lot of the initial plans of how I would make the guitar has changed, due to the closure of campus resources and the precautions taken because of COVID-19. These changes are later detailed in part V. Timeline and Logistics: Manufacturing Changes due…

Design Review p.2 – How? Mood Rings

Above is the original timeline for my main project. Given the new set of circumstances thanks to COVID-19, I will make just one change to my plans, and that is replacing the “Reiteration” with a 3D rendering of the toy within SolidWorks. Because we have lost (easy) access to the laser cutters, and with the…

Design Progress 2: Video Game Children Stories

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Timeline Fortunately, due to this project being completely digital, the timeline has not been complicated. I plan to do three stories, but I will at least finish one. First Story: Goodnight Kirby (Goodnight Moon + Kirby) done 3/30/2020 Benefits of this story: storyboard has been finished beforehand, and final sketches are being done over spring…

Design Review Pt. 2 – Rustic Ocean River Table

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Timeline The screenshot above lays out the overall timeline for this project.  I will discuss each task below. Ideation, Research, and Feasibility The initial part of the project was to figure out what I wanted to do, how I was going to do it, and asses the overall feasibility of multiple projects.  Ultamitely I chose…
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