Week 4: Design process and tools

Lecture: Review of various design and fabrication tools and discussion on their possibilities and constraints.
Guest: Maria Yang
Section: Hands on Introduction to design and fabrication tools
Assignment: Represent 1 idea in 3 different media, for example produce a sketch, a digital model, and a blue foam model, to learn how to work in various media at various scales with an eye towards furthering your design/concept.

Design Process

Manual Techniques


Additive Manufacturing

Subtractive Manufacturing

Industrial Robotics in Design

Hybrid Tools

Custom Designed Tools