Final Project Report 2

This year has taught me many things about the intersection of design and engineering. As an engineer, design often gets put in the background of many of the projects that…

Fish Condo – Main Project Report

The main goal of this project was to create a double fish tank for my two betta fish, Coach and Doug. Betta fish are known as Chinese Fighting fish, and…

Main Project Final Stretch

Thus far, I have kept with the schedule that I anticipated for the final project. I was able to purchase a 24″ x 24″ acrylic sheet (instead of the 24″…

Construction Timeline

Week 1 (April 1 – April 5) – Order materials (acrylic and pump) Week 2 (April 8 – April 12) – Laser cut acrylic, Glue acrylic, Set up pump Week…

Streamlining to Post Modern

My project uses minimalism which was very prevalent in 1880 – 1940. This movement incorporates using new technology to design and create. This is relevant because I will be using…

Design Review Report

For my final design project, I am planning on creating a fish tank for my two Betta fish. I have planned to incorporate a modern and minimalist aesthetic with a…

Top 5 Constraints: Duplex Fish Tank

Constraint 1: Fish Safety The first constraint that I have to consider when making this tank is the safety of Doug and Coach. This means that any decorations that I…

Main Project Inspirations

The inspiration behind my main project came from my beta fish, Doug. Me and my roommate bought Doug at the beginning of the year and we have grown to love…

Skill Sets and Personal Aspirations

My skill sets as an engineer may be unsurprising for many people. I have experiences with machining, coding, electronics, 3D printing, laser cutting, and Solidworks. These are all skills that…

Upcycle Presentation

My project has gone through many iterations in an attempt to stick with the purpose of reuse. My idea has centralized around using a wine bottle since I go through…

Upcycle Inspiration

I was inspired by many kinds of aesthetics that I saw as I was growing up in California. Because of the touristy nature of California in general, I saw many…

Aesthetics Game: Art Deco Shelving Unit

For the Aesthetic game in class we were assigned to create a sketch of a shelving unit created with the art deco aesthetic. In order to do this, we took…

Up-cycle Project

The biggest challenge in starting the design for my up-cycle project is trying to figure out what material I want to use to create the project and what it is…

Aesthetic Explorations 2019: Spooky Art

When tasked with writing about an aesthetic, I did not have to look much further than my own Pinterest. I use Pinterest to collect images that I am interested in…