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Data In a Bottle

For my final project while studying at San Francisco State University I came up with a new product concept called D-BUB, or the “Data BackUp Bottle.” While doing research, I found that many people who were working on their laptops at school and in coffee shops often carried a drink/bottle with them. I wanted to …

Stalaglight

Stalaglight was the final project for my Rapid Prototyping (DAI 460) class at San Francisco State University. Below is an interactive PDF of my presentation booklet. I am most proud of the switching/dimming mechanism I designed for this lamp (See pages 11 and 12 below). It uses a series of strategically placed magnets along with …

Steaming

While studying Industrial Design at San Francisco State University we had a group project in our Rhino class which required us to design a line of products that shared the same design language. My group was focusing on kitchen products, and my product was a rice cooker. The images below show a wireframe view of …

Computer Fuel

My Computer Fuel USB Flash Drive concept was my second project for DAI 421 – Technical Drawing 2: Solidworks class at San Francisco State University. For this assignment we were tasked with purchasing an existing USB flash drive, removing the plastic housing, and creating a new themed housing to hold the flash drive PCB. I …

CNC Milled Folding Table

This was a collaborative project I worked on with Garrett Faulkner in our DAI 460 (Rapid Prototyping) class at San Francisco State University. Garrett did a lot of the aesthetic design work and photography while I engineered the hinge mechanisms and final folding table design. We used SolidWorks, PartWorks, and a ShopBot CNC machine to …

Easy-Grate

Easy-Grate was my first project for my Technical Drawing 2: Solidworks (DAI 421) class at San Francisco State University. For this project we were tasked with designing some sort of hand tool. Easy-Grate is a hand-held electric food grater concept that I designed for use with a single hand. Designed using SolidWorks and rendered using …

Here’s My Card

Hand shaped business card holder. DAI 460 – Rapid Prototyping – Project 1 – Laser-cutter and etching.

Electric Hand Dryer Lamp

One time electric hand dryer, converted into 40 second lamp. This is actually an assignment I had to turn in for school one semester (Spring 2013). The challenge was along the lines of creating a lamp that re-imagines an object as a lamp.

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