Francesca Dare

What is Light?

Light & Colour Reading Task Below are screenshots of my quiz completed as part of the light & colour reading task. Captured Colours Collecting and curating some naturally occurring amazing colours. Below are photographs taken in Barcelona before course start along with photographs taken on different days at different times of day resulting in a …

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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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