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Final Project Documentation

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KF speaker experiments

 

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kf midterm update

So for my lamp I settled on a lamp that can be used by a bedside, a headboard, attached to a window sil, anywhere you might need some quick light at night. It is mainly intended to provide two modes of light. Temporary, and continuous.

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KF in-class reviewed midterm statement

After speaking with Liza about a variety of ideas, we agreed on one project that follows along with the class’ theme of material exploration, and a minimalistic aesthetic. I plan on creating a lamp, that can – be lightweight be easy to interact with be flat-packed and reduced to a small size be produced with [...]

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KF Fireduinoplace progress

I’ve been fiddling with the fireplace idea for a few days now and over the course of it, I’ve learned  a lot more about coding and arduino and how all these numbers get crunched. I’ve also learned that I’m rather crummy at coding, reinforcing and why I was never much good at algebra. Leave it [...]

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KF midterm ideas for discussion

Modular, lightweight, DIY light box. circumventing current models using CFL bulbs and bulky materials. Exploring the potential uses for so called light boxes, other than projecting light through a drawing etc.  And that being said, how can a portable and modular one, build on that idea?   Ikebana and vase reactions, kabuki dancing flower arrangements, [...]

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week 4, in-class

  In-class experimenting and rapid prototyping with copper fabric and velostat, exploring possibilities in creating simple potentiometers. Concept here is that rather than treating the velostat as a pressure pad / button to be pressed with a finger, we could use small clips to incrementally adjust pressure and conductivity, therefore incrementally adjusting brightness of the [...]

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In class work

This was Agustina’s switch she made in class during our first verb based in-class activity. Could potentially be used for— -volume control-tug of war winner indicator -fishing bait/tackle eaten but no hook  

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kf week 2

Here is some documentation of the circuits I worked on. Limited materials still at this point. No where near as cool as Jeannette’s. http://keanferin.tumblr.com/post/42657670838 And current progress on the illustration bit, which I hope to print on vellum, and then then lay over another substrate to make a connection in which LED’s will glow behind [...]

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Introduction

Hey hey, Kean, 24, grew up on Long Island but I don’t have an accent, nor do I say Strong Island, and I don’t know where all the haunted houses and creepy streets are. Sorry. 2 years of community college, transferred to Parsons as a freshman again, did foundation, and a semester of product design. [...]

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