Exploring the Possibilities: Wildly Different Aesthetics for a Magical Heartbeat Tree

Although my original intention was to make a tree that was influenced by a wonderful fantasy world, I also came up with two alternate styles that I think would be as alluring. Steampunk AestheticFuturistic AestheticSteampunk AestheticA design with steampunk influences is the first aesthetic I investigated. I imagined the tree’s branches, wires, and pipes to…

The Enchanted Wine Bottles

Three wine bottles have been upcycled, and fairy lights are hanging from them from a reclaimed wooden surface. The project incorporates distinctive components like lace to improve the design and was motivated by the romantic aesthetic. The fabrication procedure is explained, and the finished item is assessed in light of its functionality and visual appeal.…

Aesthetics Exploration: Minimalism – The Art of Simplicity

Minimalism is a trendy design movement that emphasizes simplicity, clean lines, and a concentration on fundamental features. It’s a minimalist aesthetic that’s grown in popularity in recent years, notably in the worlds of graphic and digital design. This aesthetic promotes function over form and prioritizes content over design features. The Origins of Minimalist AestheticsMinimalist design…

Skill Sets and Personal Aspirations

During the last year of my curriculum as a mechanical engineer, I have realized that it is not what I’m truly passionate about. A little too late, right? I found myself more drawn to artistic majors such as graphic design, architecture and photography. I’ve always had interest in such topics, however, I’ve never thought about…

20th Century Design Movements: Bamboo Fly Rod

My aesthetic goal remains steadfast: to embody the “naturalist aesthetic” in the process of fabricating my bamboo fly rod designs. In a nutshell, I would love to be able to design a rod that that embraces the same aesthetics as the natural world that it intended to be used in. Several examples I have speculated…

Design Review: Pizza Bed Stand

For my final project I intend to make a bed stand. But this won’t be your ordinary run of the mill bed stand. No, this bed stand will be custom made to fit in my weird bed room that has no 90 degree corners. As a result the bed stand will be shaped like a…

Skill Sets of an ENVD Major

I believe my strongest skills that I possess to contribute to my team is my different perspective and my artist’s eye. I am a sophomore in ENVD and have been in studio-based courses beginning Freshman year. I am used to rigorous workloads and having to crank a design or project out in a short amount…