Jan 3-29, 2016 I went for the most fruitful and unforgettable trip across Europe. With a group of talented designers with various background, I visited fashion studios, concept stores, automotive factories, beer tours, local market, leather finish company and shoe design school. Here is a peek of what this trip looks like: Being in a new environment making me motivated to sketch more, photography more and keep all my senses heightened at all time. I became an […]
A special piece of furniture I designed inspired by my own experience. This is a welcome home stand where you can put away the things you don’t need at home into handmade leather bowls, and hang the keys or umbrella on the metal frame. Both leather and metal will document the daily usage and age beautifully.
Read the article that mentions my design: http://our.risd.edu/post/135340185579/designs-on-organization
Categories: ID Projects, Softgoods • Tags: box, button stud, cord, design, display, essentials, flet, foldable, handmade, id, industrial design, iphone, iStation, kikkerland, leather, organizer, risd, storage, tech, the container store, travel pouch, Whitney Bai
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.