Mechanical Jewelry Final Report: Part 2

Why this project? My love for art began many years ago when I took my first jewelry class as a freshman in high school. I considered going to art school…

Design Report Part 1: Mechanical Jewelry

Introduction I began this project motivated by the love of jewelry and inspiration from a piece I was given my a friend. I dedicated the last month to playing around…

Weekly Update (4/13)

With the expo in a little over a week I have been moving beyond prototyping. I have been making my designs with cardboard to prototype. This week my head pins…

Weekly Update (4/6)

This week has been a week of experimentation. I have been playing around with several designs (one is shown below). I was able to fixed the misalignment problems by adjusting…

20th Century Influence

I intentionally create a project that mixed several different styles and influences together. There is a slight influence of the Radical Design┬ámovement. The design has clean lines and geometric shapes.…

Mechanical Jewelry Project Update

As I continue with the project, I was originally playing around with the idea of using existing, recycled gears. After spending several hours at the local McGuckins, I discovered that…

Top 5 Constraints

As I continue to push forward with this project, I am made aware of the challenges that I am soon to face. The school year is quickly coming to a…

Design Review

First Impressions When I first began this project, I wanted to make sure that my personal style was obvious. I am a light hearted person who loves colors and gold.…

Final Project Inspiration

When I first declared my major as mechanical engineering, one of my best friends gifted me a mechanical gear necklace. It was made of simple balsa wood and the gears…

What’s My Dream Job?

As I come to my final semester of college, I expected to have more direction than I first did walking into CU. I could barely pick a major, originally I…

Minion Resume

After 4 years of mechanical engineering and a life time of DIY projects, I have several skills that make me a perfect minion. I have a strong programming background. While…

Laundry Basket Chandelier

My vision for this project began with bettering the light in my living room. Much like many college homes in Boulder, the main rooms lack built in lighting. There is…

Statement Chandelier

If you took a look at my college apartment, you would notice that about 70% of my house is re-purposed furniture. With a limited budget and my desire to keep…

Simplify It

A movie poster is is meant to draw the eye, tell a story, and encourage movie goers to spend the movie on their film. They are the combination of commercial…