“The Illusionist” Locket

  Final Locket with chain Thirty-Thousand Foot View: For my final project, I wanted to do an intricate wooded locket from the movie The Illusionist. In this movie, the locket twists from an oval or “pill” shape to a heart shape, then it swings open to reveal an opening for a picture. Project Presentation: Once…

Building a Barn Door

  I set out to create a rustic sliding door that would be utilized to divide the bathroom from the laundry area.  While the aesthetic was originally intended to be closer to shabby chic, the end result is something a bit more out of the ordinary.   Table of Contents: Barn Door Inspirations Preliminary Design…

Fiberoptic Jellyfish Links

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Borderlands Inspired Information Display

Design The Borderlands Information Display is an attempt at pursuing a different, hands-on manufacturing method based on the aesthetic of the popular video game Borderlands. The aesthetic is focused on a futuristic but industrial visual where design features involve sharp, geometrical shapes in addition to the dirt and wear in an industrial setting. Table of…

Bladeless Fan Timeline

<strong>Description</strong> This project is part of an aesthetics of design course which required the final product to be dynamic in some sort of way. My inspirations for this design is from the Dyson bladeless fans. I was fascinated by the technology and wanted to implement it in my own project. The product was to be…

Backlit Panorama

Project Description The backlit panorama takes what would normally be a static piece of artwork, and turns it into something subtly dynamic. The foreground of the panorama depicts the Flatirons in Boulder, CO etched in wood, while the background represents the sky behind the Flatirons, changing color through the sunrise, daytime, and sunset cycles. Presentation…

A Living Room 3D Printer

3D printing has recently exploded as both an engineering technology and commercially-accessible tool, and I wanted to explore how I could make a custom-built 3D printer part of my home. Unfortunately, many DIY printers and kits tend to be messy collections of wires, motors, and metal, which would look out-of-place in many people’s homes (especially for folks without…