This week we are going to create a functional foosball player using the lathe. I love the idea of this assignment! Key Dimensions Overall height should be close to 4.3″ Maximum width/depth should be around 1.25″ There must be a hole to accept the foosball bar, the hole is 9/16″ in diam and 2.75″ from… Continue reading week8_Assignment: Turned Foosball Players
What is a social problem that you find particularly vexing? Ocean pollution. It leads to a series of problems, such as marine lives disappeared, coral dead, and people become contaminated either directly from household products or by eating contaminated seafood and animal fats. What can of interventions can you think about to address it? I… Continue reading Week 6_Social Design
I want to cut a bear out of the log. Here are some inspirations: Then I draw the sketch in Photoshop: Wood(birch) Lathe Firstly, I used the band saw to cut off the sharp edges. Secondly, polish the Chisels. Thirdly, I mounted the wood log by a 4 Jaw Chuck, which clamped down on one… Continue reading week7_Skill Builder: SPINDLE TURNING
I worked with Chloe Gao and Lucie Chen for the final project. Our concept was creating a scene of movie using narratives and storytelling. The story is about two couples of lovers, and their story will be different depends on the player’s path in a certain space. I focused on exploring more interactive possibilities to let users really… Continue reading Magic Window Final Project
What is “energy”? By definition, it is the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity, including heat, light, motion, electrical, etc. I created a piece of time lapse that communicates my relationship to energy of everyday. It’s a 24 hrs time lapse, which demonstrates from morning to night, I get up with the sunlight… Continue reading Week6_Energy
I used these three basic guidelines to test the users of my prototype. You want order a cup of skim milk without sugar, A Chicken fresco sandwich, and a gaucho salad. Then go to place your order. But now you want add a ice cola. Then pay them by cash. And you don’t want to… Continue reading Week6_Final_User Test of airplane seatback order system
For the final project, I want to simulate the world of under water: The video of my scuba diving experience is my inspiration. For the next step, I will explore more details of the marine lives’ physical relation, and modify the visual effect of the movement in 3D space.
Suppose there was a physical button next to the screen to enter the order system, and the system could recognize the users’s seat number. — The essential color is dark grey, which works like the background of vending machine. The secondary color is brown, which is the metaphor of dining-table. — For the side menu,… Continue reading Week5_Prototype of airplane seatback order system