Woooow, it is the final week!! So here it is my final four toys. The whole story starts from the reverse culture shock I had when I went back to China last summer. The QR code is just, everywhere. Even the people from local farmer’s market put their QR codes out in front of … Continue reading WEEK 6
For this week, I first bought some bubble mailers from staples. Then I cut the QR Code’s square shape out of the front side. Insert my QR Toy. Finished!!!
For this week, I started with 3D printing another model but I adjusted size of the base so that nothing sticks out too much at QR’s bottom. The printed result looks like this: Then I removed the head from the original toy like I did last time: Then I started to sand QR: 1. … Continue reading WEEK 4
So this week, the first thing I did was to write the segmentation code for extracting block structures from the QR code. The code below is the most important part of the program to extract a block. After running the program, it generates 73 blocks. I wrote all of them into a file write another … Continue reading Week 3
The very basic idea of my toy is to use QR code to encode an extra layer of information into the already existed character. A mini statue of Washington will bear the information about dinosaurs (George Washington never knew dinosaurs exist). A batman toy will point players to a cliche website talking about life work … Continue reading For a FAILED QR code experimentation
The whole design process starts from my very first impulse when I saw the wooden blank toy, I want to destroy and reconstruct it. (Just for the record, I am not a violent person). This very impulse pushed me to examine the idea of explosion, more specifically speaking, the idea of head explosion. In the … Continue reading Blank Modification