The goal of this project was to use the tools of the laser cutter and / or the 3d printer in order to make a form with some kind of moveable joint or joints.
The goal of this project is to first explore how elastic inflatables can be integrated into modular forms that can shape there inflation, and secondly explore how these modular forms can be integrated into garments in a cohesive way.
The goal of this project was to explore the way the unique qualities of a 3D printed form by creating a form that holds. My final form was fairly simple: it held a test tube so that it could act as a vase for a single floral stem.
The goal of this exploration was to create 2 dimensional form by layering laser cut ripstop nylon. My final print learned from some of the methods used in lace, where complex patterns are backed with or integrated into a light mesh.
The goal of this project was to explore the materials and methods of laser cutting to create a 3 dimensional form that articulated time. My original hope was to explore the concept and aesthetic of a laser cut light box by casting the shadow of the clock hands onto a piece of vellum. As the project approached I realized backlighting the clock hands was going to be a very difficult task. So I went to plan B: create a box that cleanly integrated the clock mechanism into laser cut layers.
Emoto Pod is an interactive exhibit that allows users to sit down for 5 minutes under a projected "waterfall" of shapes that cascade down an overhead screen. With the aid of a Leap Motion device, the user can virtually run their hands under the projected waterfall. It is an immersive experience, which is experienced not only visually but also manually.
The breathing blobs complement the conventional lighting switch in order to help the users to develop good habits regarding energy consumption. The blobs analyze the lighting and occupancy conditions of a room in order to promote changes. They move, emit lights and sounds to display the effort of the lighting system and therefore to engage people to save energy. They rest when everything is balanced or the system is off.
An ambient weather visualization structure made to remove the burden of constantly having to monitor weather apps and notifications. Authors: Zachary Hinston, Vera J. Schulz, David Perry.