YAYA Final Report #2

Changes to Current Design There’s a decent amount that I would like to change about the current design of the backpack. For starters I would like to do a lot…

YAYA: Final Report #1

This blog post will cover the how I completed the most recent version of the backpack. I say the most recent version because I plan to make more versions comma┬ámost…

Final Stretch Progress

Right now I am on the second iteration of the backpack, but the first iteration that is fully functioning. I really like how this version turned out, but need to…

Construction Time Line

I have already made two versions of the backpack (including the prototype), but I want to make two more before expo. Here is a list of the tasks I need/want…

Design Review: The YaYa V1

I have been conceptualizing this project since last fall. Its an attempt to satisfy my desires for a backpack that I truly love. I am not trying to make the…

Top 5 Constraints: The YAYA

Just as a reminder, I am designing and constructing a backpack for my main project.┬áThese are in no particular order of importance. I listed more than 5, because I have…

Skill Sets and Aspirations: Levi Caffes

I think because of my short attention span, I gained a wide variety of knowledge and skills. Some new thing always rolls around that I obsess over and try to…

Upcycle Final Report: ‘I love lamp’ [L1]

Video of my presentation is HERE. Kept on the ground, the L1 produces a low-mood lighting experience. The bulb is covered in all directions which helps diffuse the light source…

UpCycle Project: ‘I love Lamp’

I have never really liked lamps. I prefer overhead lighting in most situations, but it is a pain to get up from my bed and flip the switch that is…

Aesthetic Exploration: Scandinavian Furniture

Scandinavian furniture is characterized by sleek, well-made, and minimalist design. The harsh weather conditions and large forestlands have influenced the designers to produce long lasting products that use wood as…