Projects

Fabricate Yourself

26 Feb 2011

Fabricate Yourself is a project that documented the Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction Conference. Usually we think of documentation in terms of text, photography and …

 

Beautiful Modeler

02 Nov 2010

Beautiful Modeler is a software tool for gestural sculpting using a multi-touch controller such as an iPad. Each finger is used to control a single …

 

Cutter

28 Jul 2010

Cutter is a tangible interface for generating three-dimensional digital models by hand crafting polystyrene foam. The user pulls, pushes, and rotates a custom hotwire cutter …

 

Shaper

20 May 2010

Shaper is a prototype device that uses a three-axis computer numerical control (CNC) machine to interactively dispense expanding polyurethane foam material. The user controls the …

 

Trace Modeler

03 Mar 2010

Trace Modeler is an application that uses real-time video to create three-dimensional geometry. The silhouette of a foreground object in a video frame is subtracted …

 

Speaker

03 Mar 2010

Speaker interactively sculpts wire forms based on sound input. The user stands in front of the device and speaks into a small microphone. The device …

 

Spatial Sketch

08 Aug 2009

Spatial Sketch is a software application for creating 3D sketches in physical space and transforming them into real world objects as a series of laser …

 

Blog

Waveform Necklace

20 Feb 2011

Waveform Necklace is a project by David Bizer that takes a sound recording and transforms it into a laser cut necklace representing the sound waveform. …

 

One Liner Bowls

13 Feb 2011

The One Liner Bowls are a series of glass bowls that have their form derived from digitized hand movement. The project was initiated in 2006 …

 

Cross Section Rings

06 Feb 2011

Cross Section Rings is a project by designer David Bizer that uses letter forms to create the physical form of the ring and embed an …

 

Cell Cycle

05 Nov 2010

Cell Cycle is an interactive application by the Nervous System studio that enables people to design and fabricate their own jewelery. The studio takes a …

 

Trikoton

05 Nov 2010

Trikoton is a design label exploring the use of the human voice to create knitted patterns in fabric. Frequency bands of an audio message are …

 

New Scientist / TEI

14 Oct 2010

The Speaker and Cutter projects recently took part in the Maker Faire in New York. Following on from this there have been several articles published …

 

Dishmaker

27 Sep 2010

The Dishmaker is a project from the MIT Media Lab’s former ‘Counter Intelligence Group’ by Leonardo Bonanni. He describes it as ‘…a new kind of …

 

Hand-Made

11 Sep 2010

Hand-Made by Nadeem Haidary explores the idea of ‘sculpting objets with film’. Frames from a video sequence are computationally traced out to form a path …

 

Sketch Furniture

10 Aug 2010

Sketch Furniture feels like somewhat of a classic when it comes to ‘Interactive Fabrication’.  The question they ask is extremely simple: Is it possible to let …

 

L’Artisan Electronique

09 Aug 2010

L’Artisan Electronique is an installation created by design studio Unfold. It consists of a virtual pottery wheel that gives visitors a chance to ‘turn’ their …