Update 4/13 – Thundercloud

This week I started building the cloud. Here is an image of some of the progress made. I am using a poster board as the main internal support for the…

Design Fabrication Timeline – Liz

Below is a simple timeline of the design fabrication for my cloud. The main milestones are purchasing all the materials, completing a functional prototype, and completing the final build. Week…

Thundercloud Final Report Part 2

  Inspired by nature I tried to create a piece that accurately mimicked a thundercloud. Much like the organic design movement took inspiration from different aspects of nature. I think…

Thundercloud Final Report Part 1

Introduction I created a thundercloud light fixture. It contains many LEDs that flash randomly like lightning. It is made to hang from a ceiling. I was inspired to create a…

Liz Update 4/6

I am still on a good schedule to complete my project on time. I have all the materials that I need to complete the build. I have prototyped assembly, LEDs…

20th Century Design Movement | Update

I am long overdue for a quick update on my project. I have made some good progress and I am very excited to continue working. My project has taken a…

Liz Project Constraints

Time – Of course, time is the biggest constraint. There are only 7 weeks left in the semester, and I have several other obligations, such as Senior Design and a…

Liz Design Review

For my project, I have decided to make an LED light fixture that is powered by an Arduino. Inspiration I have always really liked LED art instillations. I think they…

Project Inspiration

I am not totally sure what I am going to do for my final project. However, my main idea at this point is to create a light fixture for my…

Liz’s Aspirations

I enrolled in this class because I hoped to explore the intersection of art and engineering. Having to go through intense technical classes for four years can be frustrating, and…

Liz Skill Set

I am a senior in mechanical engineering. Therefore, I have completed multiple design projects, and am very familiar with the working a design from brainstorming all the way to a…

35mm Film Lamp

Deciding on an upcycle project was difficult. It was overwhelming to look at all the possibilities online, and it was even more overwhelming to try and come up with a…

35mm Film Lamp

When brainstorming what I wanted to create for my upcycle project, my first step was to look around my house, and see what extra stuff I had laying around that…

Street Photography

Street photography emerged with the advent of portable cameras. Street photography captures daily life, human interactions, and candid moments. Capturing pictures as a street photographer involves observing and reacting to…