This week I took inspiration for my color palate from a picture my friend drew of me as a muppet. I’ve always loved this drawing and I realized part of what I feel makes it work so well is the colors he chose to represent me: I started with a picture of my dog that … Continue reading Visual Language Week 4: My Color Palate
This week we were asked to make something 3d using the laser cutter…. and I really needed something to organize my medicine cabinet at home… so I measured the dimensions of the bottom shelf, made an illustrator file with 7 rectangles, bought a piece of matte-finish acrylic and some acrylic glue and….. ta da! I … Continue reading Fabrication Week 3: Laser Cutter!
OK So! As Arnab covered in his blog, he, Atharva, and I have decided to team up for our final project to make a delightful and complicated retro themed puzzle machine. This week we did a little bit of shopping for parts online, an a lot of scribbling on white boards and on paper to … Continue reading P Comp: Final Prep
Delta Boarding Pass For this week, we had two assignments. The first one was to take an existing Delta boarding pass and redesign it to be easier to read. We started with this: And I chose to rearrange it to this: I found this exercise particularly challenging because there were so many pieces of information … Continue reading Visual Languages W3: Typography and Expression
This week, we were asked to create 5 identical items to practice repeatability. We were also asked to head to home depot and see which tools/items spoke to us. While at home depot, I didn’t get any particular inspiration for what to make in this class, but I did find signage for my Visual Languages homework, … Continue reading Fabrication Week 2: Repeatability
For this week’s assignment, we were asked to photograph two examples of successful signage, and two examples of unsuccessful signage, and post them here. These were my choices: Successful: Home Depot Brooklyn, tool rental center entrance I had originally approached this sign with the intention of labelling it “unsuccessful signage”, because from a distance I … Continue reading Visual Language Week 2: Signage Research
For this weeks assignment, I decided to make a magic mirror that put googly eyes on everyone who looks into it. In googling some posetracker examples, I found a project that does something similar to what I wanted to achieve, but when I tried to copy paste some of it, I realized it wasnt actually … Continue reading ICM Week 8: External Media
For this week’s assignment, I originally planned to build an encasing out of some left-over gold sculpey I had in the house. But then I had an idea to make a to-go cup into a flashlight, and I was really excited about the concept so even though it felt like maybe-not-enough-labor….. I went with … Continue reading Fabrication Week 1: Coffee Cup Light