Favourite Project Poster

I chose project 4 as my favourite project and have done this poster with images only to show the stages I went through.

Favourite Project Poster


Tommy’s Bar Show

Part of the project 4 submission was to present our work, with a QR code linking to our poster, at Tommy’s Bar to see what everyone else had achieved in the project and to enjoy the end of term. Below are a few of my favourite lights presented including my own.

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Square Radiance

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My Finished Working Prototype Fab Lab Lamp

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Manufacturing The Slides And Sides

I decided to make the whole lamp from acrylic and cut it on the laser cutter as it’s a Fab Lab piece of equipment. The outside of the lamp¬†being white 3mm and the slides being 3mm and 5mm of different colours. I was going to make the outside from plywood to give it a geeky fabrication look with the burn marks from the laser cutter but after thinking about it I thought it may clash with the bright coloured plastic slides. Another reason for going with the acrylic was that its translucent so will emit some light and I chose the colour white because its a colour that has recently come back into fashion.

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CAD For The Slides

I designed a range of slides with different colours, shapes and patterns for the slots within the lamp. They ranged from science images to different textures with engraving and random shapes in nature. I designed each slide for a specific slot but they can each be swapped around to give different effects with light projection and shadows.

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CAD Model and Sides

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3D representation of my working prototype lamp, if I had more time I would have liked to have watched a tutorial of how to render the image and place it in a setting then do it myself. This is something I will learn to do in CAD and put it into practise in my next project.

 

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2D drawings used for the sides and base of the accurate card model and final working prototype.