Projects involving technical/hands-on making skills
The device - 'You Snooze You Lose' would be kept outside the bedroom. When the alarm rings, the first one to run to the device to records that they are awake - by tapping on the button provided, wins. This is recorded every weekday and at the end of the week, a tweet is sent from the winner's account for the world to know who woke up earlier.
COLOR AID EXERCISES
Value matching using different values of greys to identify colors that belonged to the same value, color transparencies for true value colors to compare it to their light and shadow hues, understanding the light and shadow counterparts of pure hues with cool and warm colors, color shifting where it's influenced by colors around it, study of lights, shadows and middle mixtures.
VALUE AND SHIFTING LIGHT STUDY FOR ARTIFICIAL & NATURAL LIGHT
APPLIED COLOR - RUGS (in collaboration with Warp & Weft, New York City)
Inspiration : Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh
Understanding color adjacencies, creating palettes, modules, repeat patterns with iterations and translating it into rug designs for domestic and commercial use. (Autumn 2015)
Understanding the dominant, the sub-dominant and the subordinate through forms, volumes and spaces. Experiments with rectilinear, curvilinear, complex and construction sketches.
Mentor : Prof. Kate Hixon
HANGERS & CANDLES
Experiments with balsa wood.
Mentor : Prof. Harvey Bernstein
Making washi using traditional processes and organic materials at Rogier Uitenboogaart's Paper Making Studio (Kamikoya, Japan, March 2016)
Making lacquerware which is a traditional Japanese craft in Sabae, Japan (July 2016)
Making Tosa knives in Kochi Prefecture, Japan (March 2016)