HitPoint Puck – Final Project Design Methods

Overview Light Emitting Diodes, or LEDs, are used in an array of applications from providing reading light to turn signals on vehicles. Most applications simply convey information. The material exploration centers on the property and contexts of the colors of LEDs...
Creative Tech: Final Project

Creative Tech: Final Project

Challenge: Build upon a Design Challenge (or create something entirely new) to develop a socially useful, beneficial, or positive tool, application, or artwork. This project will be evaluated on its technical, aesthetic, and conceptual merits. You have six weeks to...

Research vs Making

After reading Thomas Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions in the 80s, I am hesitant to even use the word paradigm as a means of describing something new. Evolution was a new paradigm in biology. Copernicus broke the astronomical paradigm of an...
Final Project Proposal: Postcard Generator

Final Project Proposal: Postcard Generator

Related Links: Vintage National Parks Posters Milky Way in the National Parks Posters JPL Visions of the Future Posters john I really like the design aesthetic of the Depression-era National Parks posters. With posterized layouts, bright and coordinated color schemes...
Exploring My Design Method

Exploring My Design Method

Celeste’s talk got me thinking about my own design method and particularly my favorite parts and most difficult parts of the process. Difficulties:Finishing a project – more laterDocumentation Favorite/most enjoyable partsIdea CreationProblem...
Color Fun

Color Fun

While exploring and experimenting how shadows cast by separate red, green and blue lights could convey information I started experimenting with various colors and patterns, I became interested in seeing if I could hide simple information within geometric patterns. Can...