Francesca Dare

Components (Light)

Working with a package of materials and components in order to make a light. Augmenting the design with a single component to be made using the 3D printing process. Process For the components project, I first experimented by placing the components next to and on top of each other. I also looked in the workshop …

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Moulding (Table)

Using moulding techniques to produce a table design and scale model. Sketching & Cardboard I made fewer sketches for my table designs. First, I had a clearer idea of what to explore; my classmates had been working on tabletops and I was interested in creating a mould process for both a base and a top. …

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Bending (Chair)

Using bending processes to develop a chair design. Sketches Similar to the flat chair design process, I started with sketches of chair ideas, thinking about ergonomics, possible shapes, and ways the material could bend. Model Making I then moved to card models, but instead of developing a drawn idea, I continued with exploration and experimental practice. …

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Flat (Chair)

Designing a chair using flat stock materials and manufacturing processes. Sketches We were encouraged to jump right into model building (the module is called Making as Thinking). However, I had a lot of ideas floating around in my head so I sketched them in small vignettes. I find when starting to write or any creative …

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FreeForm (Vessel)

Experimenting with human controlled rapid prototyping through additive processes. Using the 3D Doodler to create a freeform vessel.  Inspirational imagery Vessel Definitions a curved container that is used to hold liquid: The remains of some Roman earthenware vessels were found during the dig. a tube that carries liquids such as blood through the body: A heart attack is caused by the blood vessels that supply the blood to the heart muscle getting blocked. a person [object or entity] who has a particular quality or who is used for a particular purpose: As a young and spirited politician, he seems a worthy vessel for the nation’s hopes. Rapid Prototyping Prototyping …

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Contactfull Storyboarding

As part of the design development process I created the following storyboard as a proposal for a commercial, but also an analysis of the user experience. Storyboard ACTION   Open on box graphic of 2D characters and images. Expand out images from screen and move characters closer together.   Character 1 string phone starts to …

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