Workshop Description Flexible Boundaries Designer Leon Ransmeier will lead a 3 day workshop at CCA to explore the design of tensile textile structures. The workshop will employ a defined palette of materials: cotton canvas, nylon webbing, nylon rope, metal D-rings, metal grommets, and fiberglass rods. The designs must use tension to achieve their form and contribute […]
Congratulations to recent CCA MFA Design graduate Praree Kittidumkerng, former student Jiho Jung, and current student Bo Peng, who were awarded the Society of Typographic Arts 100 Award for creating one of the top 100 graphic design projects of 2016. Visual Braille Type – Senses, Sound Experience Praree Kittidumkerng Jiho Jung The Legendary Debates […]
Workshop description: How design can help communicate issues of climate change? Students will learn about the emerging approaches of critical and speculative design and understand how object design, storytelling and scenario-building contribute to the creation of compelling design fictions that help the public re-think important issues of our time. Building on the recent Future Climate […]
Friday, October 9th, 4-7:30pm(@ hybrid lab) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Not Your Average Bean Bag!!!, learn to sew and make some not so average bean bags for our studio space. Workshop by Phumelele Mthimunye . . . . . . . […]
Results from CCA Grad Design’s RAPID CRAFT #2 (AKA Skillshare Fridays) on February 20th, organized by Rafi Ajl. Titled: Making A Chair Really Fast, or an exercise in quick decision making and following an idea through to the end The program will provide each participant with three (3) 8′ foot 2″x4″ pieces of standard construction […]
IxDA conference, February 2015. The project was to create a quick-start guide for a driverless car.
Workshop Synopsis: This workshop asks participants to innovate using formally focused processes. It’s a peak into R&D from my perspective. There is blending of analogue and tech fabrication, intentional and accidental output, and embracing of the unexpected. I often integrate ideas of “theft,” exchange, transparency of process, and social authorship. The workshop evolves familiar methods […]
Workshop Synopsis: For the Luna Maurer workshop with the MFA Design program at CCA, students were split into four independent teams. Each team had to create one letter of the NATO phonetic alphabet while following a set of rules. Instructions for each turn and player: – Connect your line to a line of another color: […]