September 27, 2017

Moon-shaped Fan

Inspired by a chinese poem:


Let's catch firefly with moon-shaped fan 

 1. I designed the pattern and shape of the fan, and used illustrator to draw them. Then I designed the base and holder of the fan. I modified the color and stroke/fill of them t...

September 24, 2017

I watched and read tutorials about arduino and circuits, and created a simple led circuit with a switch controlling on and off.

September 24, 2017

Design of Everyday Things -- the psychopathology of everyday things


understandability & usability

conceptual model


Emotional Design

The teapots also illustrate three different aspects of design: viscer- al, behavioral, and reflective. Visceral design conce...

September 20, 2017

The sculpture becomes powerful in its ability to reach beyond the discourse of the art object to refocus the attention of the audience onto itself. Sculpture in public spaces has the power to point at us and show us the world we live in. Calling attention to higher goa...

September 20, 2017

1. Drawing sketches

2. Making a model/prototype 

 3. Measuring and using machines from the shop

 4. sanding

 5. Cutting and Glueing two parts of house

6. Using drills and clamps 

7. Five identical log cabins

8. Polish one log cabin a little bit 

In this assignment, I practiced...

September 18, 2017

In that misty morning when I saw your smiling face


You only looked at me and I was yours


But when I turned around you were nowhere to be seen


You had walked away and closed the door


When will I see you again


September 18, 2017

Reading Note <The art of interactive design>

The term interactivity is overused and underunderstood. I choose to define it in terms of a conversation: a cyclic process in which two actors alternately listen, think, and speak. The quality of the interaction depends on th...

September 12, 2017

week 01

Carter Emmart


week 02


September 12, 2017

 My Flashlight

Sketches and Materials

I used changing LED - fast; a wire; a 3V coin battery; a chopstick and a sewing rose I made in China.

Originally I wanted to make a effect that when users push a button, rose will bloom and light turns on. But it's too hard to realize...

September 11, 2017

how computation applies to my interests?

I have studied digital media technology during my undergraduate years. What programming languages Daniel mentioned in class computer science students learn were exactly my situation: C++, Java, C#, openGL and etc.. In computer sc...

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