Spatial Experiences

Feb. 3

Project details:

  • three different modules(1in x 1in) 10–15 of each(around 30 total)
  • two 3D structures for each modules(6 total)

Module 1

  • elongated hexagon with four slots
  • angled platforms create a interesting pattern that continues through the structure
  • 4 slots allow these modules to create many different forms

Module 2

  • focused on a simple folded module with four slots as well
  • by using the bone folder, I was able to achieve more dimension and depth in my structure
  • however, this module was limited in the different forms I could build and turned out to be more of a linear structure

Module 3

  • this L-shaped module with two slots was one of my spontaneous ideas
  • even though this module is very simple, I like how these pieces were able to form a very complex design
  • the platforms and where the pieces meet at 90 degrees reminds me of Frank Llyod Wright’s, Falling Water

Modules

Structures

Feb. 8

  • multi-faceted surface
  • many different possibilities
  • interact
  • organic form

Feb. 10

Focus:

  • color
  • scale
  • lighting
  • underside vs topside
  • different colors for each module
  • can be multi-colored
  • painting each angled surface a different color
  • using sticky notes to change the color vs. painting directly on the modules
  • how does the scale of person change the feel?
  • play space for kids or place for experienced climbers
  • park sculpture-how do people interact with the design?
  • consider different types of lighting
  • dramatic vs. outdoor lighting
  • ground lighting
  • colored lights?-to evoke a specific emotion
  • light from within the structure
  • only lighting a specific part of the design

Feb. 11

Critique Feedback

  • color combo works together(cohesive w/ the color of the chipboard)
  • natural and earthy
  • interesting experimentations with light(harsh shadows)
  • cool that green and blue are kinda grayed out(subtle)
  • wide open spaces w/ closed off ones(makes the interaction with the structure more interesting)
  • the scoring of the modules are really effective in creating a space and adding a lot of dimension
  • interesting and cohesive color choices(desaturated hues-helps direct attention to the structure itself
  • organic but structured
  • experiment with outdoor lighting
  • greater contrast in color
  • darker green or lighter blue will help portray a more welcoming atmosphere
  • colored paper over the modules helps to soften the folds and helps the audience to relax/reduce stress

Feb. 15

  • Comfortable
  • Relaxing
  • Private

Feedback

things to consider of Final Iteration:

  • find the best angles for the of the sculpture
  • not enough contrast
  • chipboard showing on the inside is distracting(maybe paint the inside of the modules white)
  • use portrait mode to blur background
  • maybe include people in the background of the image to make it look as if it is part of the environment
  • try to replicate lighting/feel of shopping mall or public space
  • more intentional about the location and background of the structure

Feb. 16

Goal:

  • 2–3 final images(Miro)
  • paper figures to show scale
  • 2 user perspective images
  • 1 overview structure image
  • InDesign template(final project review)
  • Color(contrast and ratio)
  • rule of 3
  • color, pattern, and lighting play into structure
  • window sill(cool tone, textured surface with an urban/city feel)
  • modern, urban feel(structure looks like it would be in a busy city)
  • paint modules white on the inside to increase contrast and make the other colors stand out more
  • wider space photo(more margin around the sides)
  • less window sill in the image(distracting background)

Feb. 17

Since class on Tuesday:

  • painted the inside of the modules white to create more contrast
  • experimented with more lighting
  • included people in my images to show the scale of the structure

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