24-672 - Special Topics in DIY Design and Fabrication

Spring 2019 · 22 members · Course site


Offers students hands-on experience in DIY product design and fabrication processes. Students work individually or in small groups to design customized and personalized products of their own and build them using various DIY fabrication methods including 3D laser scanning, 3D printing, laser cutting, molding, vacuum forming, etc. Students also gain skills for communicating their ideas effectively through industrial design sketches and presenting their products with aesthetically refined graphics.

Learn more at the course site: https://canvas.cmu.edu/courses/8947

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