Student Work

Students in Aesthetics of Design will be posting here about their work all semester. Please read and comment.

Virtual Expo

Students in Aesthetics of Design will be hosting live zoom rooms to show off their projects Tuesday May 4, 1:30 to 3:30. Six simultaneous rooms to choose from, new every 20 minutes. Here’s the link to the zoom rooms.


 

Last Post: Final Report total, or Part 2: How

Students had a choice as to whether to put their final report in one or two parts.

Summing Up 2019

Links

Here we show examples of the intersection of engineering and art that have inspired us.

Product Design: 365 Knitting Clock makes time more tactile by making a scarf

Siren Elise Wilhelmsen is a Norwegian product designer based between Bergen and Berlin. She produces objects that challenge the concept of traditional functionality and transform natural materials into intricate mechanical objects. Through her practice she seeks to find ‘a conceptual way to stimulate ideas and discussions around our everyday objects, rituals and culture.’ Source: Product…
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Today’s Influential Designers

Unfortunately I cannot make it to class Wednesday to hear about today’s influential designers, but I thought I might share who’s work I find inspiring. I’d be interested to see who’s currently inspiring you too. I don’t find Martha Stewart terribly inspiring, but what other female designers are influencing product design? Marcel Wanders http://www.marcelwanders.com/ known…
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Chairs of China

Since we’re talking about chairs as the classic design case study, I thought you may enjoy my chair book featuring the chairs of China. Some are up-cycled, some are at end of their life, all are rad. Have a seat and enjoy: http://www.blurb.com/b/6437590-have-a-seat
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99% Invisible – A Podcast About Design

I’ve been listening to this podcast for a while now, and it has quickly become one of my all-time favorites. If you love podcasts, design, history, interesting stories, or just some strange amalgam of them all, then you’ll love 99% Invisible. Recommended Episodes: – Episode 110: Structural Integrity – Episode 114: Ten Thousand Years –…
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Course

Everything administrative. Syllabus, lecture notes, assignment requirements, schedule and more.

Lecture notes and zoom recordings are in the Schedule


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