♥FireRainbow Umbrella for Cats

March 30, 2011 at 5:09 am | Posted in Hyeyoon, Lizz, michelle, symbols | Leave a comment

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Universal Design Mysteries Midterm Presentation

March 26, 2011 at 4:02 am | Posted in next steps, process, research | Leave a comment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle, We Did It Again

March 26, 2011 at 3:39 am | Posted in pattern | Leave a comment

I saved this picture the night before the presentation, I just didnt have time to load it until now 🙂

Escher: Smaller & Smaller

March 24, 2011 at 9:00 pm | Posted in michelle, research | Leave a comment
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Good job today guys!!!

Now that we’re done and the future is here, thinking about what is to come.

In the future we hear about “oooooohhhhhh the digital world. everything is getting sooooo SMALL” ( insert hello kitty phone buttons… lolz ) “kids and their crazy techonology” – nanotechnology, microbots, keychain cameras, mini phones, etc etc. all based on microchip processing. Some things can’t get any smaller, ( insert hello kitty phone buttons again ). Size starts to become more interesting now. Without the quest for smallness the question of best fit size becomes an imperative design question. How can we make things that operate on multiple size levels. the internet, the printed paper, to the installation, the phone, and through words, all are dependent upon size and time. cool.

Dharmaseals

March 24, 2011 at 8:26 am | Posted in symbols | Leave a comment

mandala + inf diagrams

March 24, 2011 at 7:49 am | Posted in michelle, process | Leave a comment

fig.1 Our knowledge is like a pancake.

fig.2 Circling the square going back to infinity and the idea that time is epochal, meaning what we perceive as time are actually slices of a continuum.

fig.3 Timestretch, the idea that a heavy mass can change the flow of gravity thereby slowing time.

Infinity*Flower

March 24, 2011 at 6:09 am | Posted in Lizz, symbols | Leave a comment

Umbrella of pattern

March 24, 2011 at 12:08 am | Posted in Hyeyoon, process | Leave a comment

Umbrella

Protection

Pattern

Triangle

Stable/Unstable

Consequences

Triangle Life

March 24, 2011 at 12:00 am | Posted in Hyeyoon, research, symbols | Leave a comment


A Japanese Spiral Umbrella

March 17, 2011 at 7:41 pm | Posted in Hyeyoon, pattern, process | Leave a comment

This is a traditional Japanese umbrella named Wagasa. Wagasa umbrella is hand-made from 100% natural materials.

I found this while researching spiral umbrellas and I felt so sad thinking about Japan now. Such a tragedy..

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