Finished Stool: Process: 1st prototype2nd prototype:3rd prototype4th prototypefinal stool making process:test structure: The stool:
Handmade envelope style laptop case using vegetable tanned leather with a single silver stud button closure. Process: The laptop case is made using one piece of natural veg tanned leather. Designed the pattern and made a prototype with muslin cloth for a perfect fit. Clean cut with sharp rotary knife. Corners were pre punched to prevent tearing. Pattern cut and ready for dyes. Dye the whole piece with leather dye in color “evening blue” from TandyLeather. Wait till it’s dry […]
Cover deisgn for advanced energy materials: Keywords: colloidal suspensions; conductivites; flow batteries; lithium ion cells; rheologies In article number 1500535, Kyle C. Smith, Gareth H. McKinley, Yet-Ming Chiang, Jennifer A. Lewis, and co-workers report the design of biphasic electrode suspensions for semi-solid flow cells that simultaneously exhibit high energy density, fast charge transport, and low-dissipation flow. Credit: W. Bai, T.S. Wei, and J. Lewis, Harvard University.
Process: I use black and white deer skin for this pair of shoes. Deer skin is very soft and stretchy, but it’s very hard to skive.Stitchting on the inside. No visible stitching from outside: Punch eyelets: Upper’s done! Secure the back by nailing it to the last with a piece of leather, so it won’t leave a huge whole on the upper. Pullback the upper onto the last tightly. Put the toe puff in and sand it nicely. Use contact […]
In summer 2014 I worked at Voxel8 as an design intern with fellow RISD student Juan Carlos. Here are some highlights of my experience and our design work. Ideation Sketches (May 27 to June 9): At this stage I am doing sketches of different concept printers. I’m not concerning about the details at this point, just the overall shape and dimension, and come up with some material suggestions. I’m working with mechanical engineers, electronic engineers and software designers, and they […]
Process: cut 20mm wide leather stripes I wanted the leather side on both sides so I used contact cement to put two layers of leather together punched off the corner punched holesfiled edge and finished with mink oilfinished with stitches