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FLOAT

Click here for presentation. We designed FLOAT to simplify travel. For challenge four, we were tasked with finding an application and improving its user experience. We chose to work with flight apps. ...

What I’ve Got: Spring

After a long winter, I don’t think there is anything people desire more than spring. Delmore Schwartz captured a Cambridge spring perfectly in this poem, published in Selected Poems, 1938-1...

What I’ve Got: Interactions

Based on how everyone answered the “What do you want to do with your life?” question during our guest lecture last week, I’d venture that if you aren’t reading Interaction...

Challenge 7: The Astral 950

Wherever technology goes, luxury follows. Stylized designs have invaded every corner of the modern lifestyle. Given that so many Americans own handguns, we were surprised to discover that beautifully ...

What I’ve Got: Craft + A Digital Asthetic

I saw this on a friend’s blog and just had to share it. This is not a digitally manipulated image, but rather a carved piece of furniture designed to appear as if it were a glitch. There is some...

What I’ve Got: High Design in Unexpected Places

  Sorry this picture is so rotten, I snapped it in a dark emergency staircase. I saw this little sign and just had to take a picture of it. It’s such a nice example of good graphic design. ...

Challenge 5: Astrology

Entry Summary: For my project, since Mathematica is such a technical program, I thought it would be fun to showcase the least rigorous possible application: astrology. My project, “Wolfram’...

Seal: 3D Pen Challenge

The inspiration behind our pen lies in the ancient tradition of cylinder seals, which originated in Mesopotamia. Similar to stamp seals and ring seals, they rely on forming impressions on soft materia...

What I’ve Got: Who Spends $500 on a pen? Or $5,000?

Fountain pens can be a pricey luxury. The best brands release beautiful themed limited edition pens that can go for several hundred, or several thousand, dollars. And they sell out. Why woul...