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Spring 2013

Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson is a  recent graduate from our Metals Department. I was directed towards his work this summer because coincidentally he and I are working along a similar vein of … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Binary Adornment: The Applications of Generative Modeling and Ceramic Tape Casting

In May Bryan and I were awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Grant. Applying for the grant was probably the best decision I’ve made in my time here at New … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mika Barr

“Studio Mikabarr is a textile and print design studio based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The studio, by Mika Barr, develops and creates unique 3D textiles and textile- based products in … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Francis Bitonti – “Dita’s Gown”

Francis A. Bitonti is a designer and researcher based in New York. Currently Francis is the founding principal of Francis Bitonti Studio, an interdisciplinary design studio working across scales and … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Susannah Mira

Susannah Mira’s work alters and re-contextualizes common objects and environments, giving form to issues raised by the promises of progress. The resultant sculptural installations rely on recognizable structures in uncommon … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ring Design: The Trials and Tribulations

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this here on my research blog before but I am currently taking a metal’s class called Processes & Experimental Techniques II with Arthur Hash. … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Finally designed some tiles…

This past week I realized that I was wasting a lot of time drawing and redrawing potential patterns for my tile/garment project so I finally chose an arrangement and went … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Anni Albers

Anni Albers, “Material as Metaphor’” in Selected Writings on Design: “How do we choose out specific material, our means of communication? “Accidentally.” Something speaks to us, a sound, a touch, … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scans

Decided to scan some of my weaving samples as well as some line drawings I made based on the linear weaving pattern. These exercises are for the surface treatments of … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

Elisa Strozyk

Elisa Strozyk‘s Wooden Textiles are a manifestation of how waste can be the source of a new process of creativity and innovation.  While attending the Central Saint Martins London to … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 1 Comment