The Missing Links

Inspiration & Vision I was inspired by the crafted art found in my family’s lake cabin. This led to my decision to utilize a rustic aesthetic that fits hand-in-hand with the inspiration. This means I wanted a subdued hue, natural materials, rough texture, aged appearance, and casual fabrication. My vision for the project’s form is…

My personal Aesthetic

My personal Aesthetic as I’m sure most people’s is, is not very well defined.  However through many of my previous designs just in the products that I purchase, there are some commonalities.  The first and arguably biggest part of my personal aesthetic is my attraction to glossy smooth textures, curves and wood.  And this aesthetic…

Kayak & Canoe Rack

Design and Aesthetic Inspiration The structures that I would like to incorporate design elements from are my parents house, a national forest trail map sign, and a kayak rack I found online. For the roofing I would like to keep steel roofing technique seen on the balcony of my parents house. I would like to…

T-Shirt Quilt Final Report

Part 1: What Aesthetics/Inspirations: For my project, I decided on making a t-shirt quilt out of my sister’s Iowa State University t-shirts. This falls into two aesthetics that I have explored in the past. The first being the aesthetic I used for my Upcycle Project: Old School Athletics. The second is my personal aesthetic: comfy…

Final Project: Plant Wheel

Presentation Video: https://vimeo.com/541321416 As another semester comes to a close, I am delighted to say that my final Aesthetics in Design project is complete! I had several functional goals going into this project. I wanted to create some sort of wall decoration that would help fill wall space in my dining room, which is the least…
Menu