Art Deco PC Stand – Top 5 Constraints and Specifications

For my final project, I am making an Art Deco style PC Stand that fully surround my PC. As with pretty much any other project, there are constraints to which the design must adhere, and specifications that we would like to the design to follow. Below are the top 5 constraints, and top 5 specifications for my Art Deco PC Stand. Constraints: Material Choice – Because I will be laser cutting the individual pieces of the stand at either the Idea Forge or ITLL at…

Capo – Top 5’s

For my final project, I am 3D printing a capo. When I set out to design it the number one specification I had is that it must apply pressure to all six strings of the guitar. This is the only function of the capo, so it can’t be considered one unless it can do this. Another specification for the capo is that it must have a renaissance aesthetic in as many places as possible, except the jaw. I believe it accomplishes this because of the…

Puzzle Box Constraints and Specifications

Here are my top 5 constraints and specifications for my project: Constraints The puzzle box needs to be strong enough material to hold the drawer in place even with force applied, but have smooth action for premium feel with both the drawer and ring movements.¬† I wanted the puzzle box to go for an aesthetic beyond any one era, so I wanted materials that were evident throughout most eras such as brass and wood. Brass is a very amenable and soft metal and goes back…

Wind Turbine Constraints/Specs

I’ve got several specifications/Constraints for my final product, the top 5 are listed below: Specifications ¬†Functional I feel like the whole concept of making a wind turbine revolves around harnessing wind energy to power a daily use product like lights. The turbine needs to be able to spin and produce some sort of voltage for the motor Minimalist When we look at renewable energy aesthetics, they are all minimalist. They are made for functionality and the look actually gets worse when more design aspects are…