Mojo

Mojo is a start up project from MIT that is focused on creating dynamic lighting solutions and easy user control. The project team needed a logo, which I developed to their specifications.   Mojo also developed a custom light panel for a local coffee shop, Darwin’s Ltd on Mass Ave…

Photography

City at Night The photo series “City at Night” was an exploration of I took these long exposure photographs at night, walking between Cambridge and Boston. The car lights provide a dynamic streak across the image that adds movement and interest. Milk Drop The Edgerton Center at MIT is one…

Curves

This chair design was hand drawn and developed. I explored curvature using a method of steam bending to create the shapes seen in the chair. The fabrication of this chair exposed me to a lot of woodworking skills, including using a table saw, a joiner, a planer, and many hand…

Material Exploration

This project was a material explorations and precedent for the “Underwater” project. The first series is a collection of plaster models poured through nylon, stretchy fabric to create curvature depending on weight and amount poured into the mold. The second model depicted in the photographs is a laser cut exploration…

Underwater

The renderings above show an idealized version of a whale museum called “Underwater.” The curvature was developed through my Material Exploration project. Each vault houses a whale species, and the varying sizes of the vaults lends itself to a wide variety of specimen from the cetacean mammalian order (dolphins and…

Heizer On A

The design of a multi-use space in Boston began as a site study exercise involving the creation of several types of maps, including the shading study seen above. I was assigned Michael Heizer’s North, East, South, West piece which is currently on display in Dia Beacon to incorporate into my…

Subtraction

This was an exploration in subtraction from an assigned volume. The building “site” was one half of a Japanese wood-working joint. The goal was to create 4 rooms with circulation between them. Each of the rooms had a certain viewing constraint: ground view, sky view, horizon view, and natural light…

Transforming Cube

The evolution of a closed wooden block to an exploded figure aims to capture the body movements involved with the action of working on a laptop. It begins with the rotation of the hand to open the screen, and the horizontal motions involved with typing and using a trackpad mouse.…

Folding Construction

  This project was inspired by paper folding techniques and pop-up books our group remembered from our childhoods. We assembled a structure using simple folding as the main construction technique. Using sheets of 4 by 8 feet polypropelene, we constructed an intricate tower with a total height of fifteen feet.…