Friday December 13th – 5:00pm Visible Futures Lab 132 West 21st Street, 7th Floor In culmination of their 14-week residency with the Visible Futures Lab, Carla Diana and Emilie Baltz present: Lickestra Lickestra is a musical licking performance at the intersection of food design and smart objects. Playing with the experience from tongue to taste, […]
We’ve a new toy/tool at the VFL! With the vacuum bag and pump we’re able to bend and form materials to specific shapes. A great example is a bent-plywood skateboard, made by Willy Chan of PoD. Here’s how it works. First you’ll need to make a form of the desire contour in this case the […]
Some of you might have noticed the plexi cubes sitting on the desk in the back of the VFL for the past couple of weeks and wondered what it was. I thought I would provide an explanation. As part of an assignment for physical computing in the Interaction Design program Sam Carmichael and I used two […]
Laser cutting acetate on our laser cutter. We used 85-speed 30-power and 900 frequency. Ming’s project required cutting an intricate pattern after it was printed on acetate. It was a laborious process when he cut this was an exacto. So we made it work using our laser cutter. First we translated his photo in Adobe […]
PoD students Kathryn and Joseph working on an awesome wee project that uses a series of vibrating motors to help protesters navigate and create swarm like movements. Awesome stuff!
Starting tomorrow, Saturday November 2nd, the Visible Futures Lab will extend its hours of operation until the end of the semester, Friday December 13th. The VFL will be open from 10:00am to Midnight Monday thru Friday and 12:00pm to 8:00pm Saturday and Sunday.
Check out Steve Hamilton’s first digital embroidery on our new Janome 4 Spool Embroidery machine: Steve started with an EPS file that he made on Illustrator. In Creative Drawing the fills and vectors become embroiderable areas. Much like illustrator you can specify density, pattern, line quality etc. The file is saved as a .JEF and […]
Holiday Prints at the VFL! Marekakaho & Aitutaki Prints by Richard Clarkson, printed on canvas by the Plotter here at the vfl. What will you print!?
Block letters cut out of 2″ blue foam. We used our ShopBot with a 2″ long 1/2″Di straight cut router bit(48-183).