Assignment 2: Mechanical Symbiotes

Due: Mon, Jan 27 5PM Cardboard and paper are an excellent materials for quickly mocking up rigid mechanical structures. They can be easily hand-cut, bent, hinged, made more…

Class 4: Four-Bar Linkages and Curling Flexures

The focus of class today will be developing more specific technique in cardboard construction. This will help prepare for the second exercise, and we believe cardboard structure will…

Assignment 1 – Olaitan Adisa

•Finger exoskeleton was made with rubber bands and Velcro. The original idea was to have an external exoskeletal covering for the fingers. Rubber bands were used to bring…

Assignment 1: Gesture Extension by Clara Zhao

The first extension experiments with the weaving of strips of fabric and various types of connections, creating an extended plane between the hands. The second extension emphasize on…

Class 3: Introduction to Cardboard

The focus of class today will be developing more specific technique in cardboard construction. This will help prepare for the second exercise, and we believe cardboard structure will…

Assignment 1 – Adam Grant

My first experiment was an extension of something I worked on in class. I wanted to play with the joints in your arm, and basically give myself a…

Experiment

I wanted to experiment with different types of fans, I had some difficulty using the materials, dowels ended up being too difficult to push pins through, so I…

Assignment 1: Alexander Michael Wang

Equal & Opposite Concealment Table

Assignment 1- Eliza Pratt

This is a very rough iteration of fabric scraps and cardboard taped to my hand. I was interested in highlighting the negative space between the thumb and the…

Assignment 1 Gesture Extension: Gil Jang

In Class: From the extension of the triceps and the forearms. This morphing piece explores large movements that appear non human. For this piece the movement of the…