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Giant LED light Boards for Adobe

Giant LED light Boards for Adobe

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A few weeks ago we built a giant (16′x8′x5″) LED light board for Adobe. The boards feature hundreds of RGB LEDs in a 2″x2″ grid, behind a snazzy diffusing acrylic. We built a 4′x8′ prototype before hand to be sure to get everything right. Adobe is going to outfit the boards with pressure sensors and do some coding  to make the boards interactive and responsive. They will be mounted in The Children Creativity Museum this summer!

Here are some photos of the the prototype

Voronoi Bookshelf Project on Kickstarter

The Voronoi Bookshelf project is live on Kickstarter. With 33 days to go!

This project is about more than an amazing bookshelf, it’s about a new way to design. My goal is not just to design beautiful objects, but to design intuitive, interactive ways for you to create beautiful objects with them. You are the designer-collaborator.

I want you to have a deep connection with the objects in your life, to know the story of the design, to understand why a line angles in the way it does, or why that curve goes in that direction.

I believe great design is not something you consume, it’s something you do. It’s an interaction, a collaboration. These ideas are at the core of Hero, from my custom design and build work and my one-on-one lessons to interactive design projects like this. And I want more of both.

With the success of this Kickstarter I’ll not only be bringing this project to the next level, I’ll be creating a host of digital tools and skills needed to bring even more projects like this to life.


Michael Hansmeyer: Building unimaginable shapes

Awesome JavaScript / WebGL gCode viewer

Awesome JavaScript / WebGL gCode viewer

Joe Walnes (@joewalns) created this great in-browser gCode viewer using webGL.

Read more about it here

Voronoi Bookshelf Prototype, an experiment in interactive, generative design

 

What is this?

  • This is a prototype. An experiment in generative, collaborative design.
  • The prototype consists of two parts: a generator and an object.
  • The generator is a piece of software that designs the object.
  • The object is a bookshelf based on a Voronoi Diagram. (I pronounce it vo-ro-NOY)

So what is generative, collaborative design?

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Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle

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