Sami’s Final Report Part 2

When I first started this project I had a very strong idea of what experience I wanted the viewer to have. Throughout the process of creating this piece of art,…

Sami’s Final Report Part 1

Project Background For my final project I knew that I wanted to do something with arrows. I learned how to shoot a bow with my grandfather when I was a…

Sami’s Update 4/13

This week I finally saw my project start to come together with the LEDs. Unfortunately, cutting and rebuilding the LED strip ended up being a lot more tedious than I…

Sami’s Project Update 4/6/16

This ¬†past week was all about figuring out the tubing for the lights. After finishing the CAD model I knew what length I needed to cut the arrows and how…

Sami’s Project Update 3/30

Spring Break ended up going pretty well for my project as the piece continues to come together. I had previously prototyped out a template for my acrylic out of foam…

Aesthetics Game – International Style Umbrella

For Monday’s aesthetics game, our table received the object umbrella and the aesthetic of international style as our picks. The image above is our entire groups whiteboard of designs. Below…

Sami’s Schedule and Progress Update

There has been quite a lot of progress to my project since I last posted on it. My LED light strand finally came in and it works great! The system…

LED Arrows Artwork – Top 5 Constraints

Below¬†are the top 5 constraints for the LED arrow piece listed in no particular order. Cost: As a college student with no substantial income, the cost is a large constraint…

Sami’s Main Project Design Report

Inspiration (Taken from previous post) For my final project I knew that I wanted to do something with arrows. I learned how to shoot a bow with my grandfather when…

Sami’s Main Project Inspiration

For my final project I knew that I wanted to do something with arrows. I learned how to shoot a bow with my grandfather when I was a child, and…

Sami Maierhofer’s Aspirations

What are my aspirations? This is a very difficult question at this point in my life. As a Grad student graduating in May I am constantly faced with the question…

Sami Maierhofer’s Skill Set

I have had a variety of experience that have given me a lot of hands on experience that I can help contribute to the team. As a mechanical engineer I…

Bottle Cap End Table – Completed Project

Below is my design report for the upcycling project.   Design Vision/Specifications: When looking into starting the upcycling project I knew that I wanted to make a piece of furniture…

Bottle Cap End Table

Collection of Bottle Caps   When looking at what I wanted to do for my upcycling project I kept getting drawn towards doing something with bottle caps. My roommates and…

Molecular Gastronomy

http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/edible-innovations/molecular-gastronomy.htm   Molecular gastronomy is defined as a type of food science that utilizes physical and chemical transformations of ingredients to create meals and drinks that are shown in a…