Report Part 2: Bathymetric Map

If you’re just joining me for the second art of my report, I ordered 20 Baltic Birch plywood sheets for laser cutting. This was going to create a highly detailed,…

Report Part 1: Bathymetric Map

My ‘wood’ bathymetric map is ‘done’. Unfortunately, I ran into issues with UPS delivering my wood, so plans had to change. For this project, I set out to create a…

Wood Bathymetric Map (Lack of) Progress Update

Unfortunately, my ideas for a Wood bathymetric map have come crashing down… After purchasing $150 work of laser cutting plywood, UPS lost my plywood in their Commerce City, CO warehouse.…

Design Preview Report: Wood Bathymetric Map

For the final project, I am creating a Wood Bathymetric Map. I feel this title accurately captures the aesthetic of the project as well. I will be creating this map…

Project Plans and Alternative: Bathymetric Map

I fell my project is the aesthetic, if you search “3D lake map”, “3D wood lake map”, “3D bathymetric map” or any combination of those terms, you get the idea…

Main Project Plan: Wood Bathymetric Map

I am fascinated with topography and cartography. I waste too much time perusing google maps looking for interesting things in places I am intimately familiar with or have never been.…

Admired Designer: John Moses Browning

As someone with an interest in military history, specifically of the 20th century, one designer I admire is John Moses Browning. Browning is responsible for some of the most major…

Upcycle Project – Turner’s Cube Desk Toy

Upcycle Turner’s Cube Desk Toy Alex Kelling Desk Toy Aesthetic Desk toys are small, fun little objects to tinker or fidget with as well as having a visually appealing look.…

Upcycle Update – Desk Toy

For my Upcycle project, I am making my own rendition of a Turner’s Cube out of a scrap piece of aluminum. To start, I researched Turner’s cubes online. After seeing…

Upcycle Aesthetic – Desk Toy

For my upcycle project, I will make a desk toy out of a spare aluminum block I have. My goal is to make the block into a cube and then…

Aesthetic Exploration – American Numismatics

Aesthetics  of American Numismatics The phrase ‘pocket change’ means something is inexpensive or cheap. But have you ever stopped to look at your pocket change? Although coins today carry very…