Molding Mooncakes in the MakerSpace

This blog post was written by MakerSpace User Jennifer Qian Jennifer Qian is an Art and Data Science student at NYU Gallatin. She used the Form3B printer using dental resin to create mooncake molds. Please keep food safety in mind when creating kitchen tools – here is a great article for reference. Learn more about Jennifer’s process here: What is your Project? My project is “Mooncake Making – connecting the past and present”. This is…

Meet the Fall 2021 Prototyping Fund Cohort!

The NYU Prototyping Fund is a collaborative program offered by the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace, the Technology Management and Innovation Department, and New York City Future Manufacturing Collective (NYC-FMC), that awards teams of students up to $500 in the first round of funding and up to $2,000 in the second to be used to build hardware or software prototypes, and connects them with the resources, tools, and mentors they need to bring their…

Zebras on Iridescent and Clear Acrylic!

This blog post was written by MakerSpace TA Michelle Tabansi Michelle Tabansi is a multimedia artist majoring in IDM. When she is not doing school work, she usually spends her time creating digital illustrations and working on motion graphics projects. For this MakerSpace TA project, clear and iridescent acrylic were engraved with an image of zebras using the Epilog Fusion Laser Cutter and Adobe Illustrator.  I was inspired to turn my digital artwork into a…

2021 Design Week: Designing Waste Out Recap

The Design Lab at the NYU MakerSpace recently held its Design Week, a week of events focused on a critical aspect of design. For the second year in a row, the team decided to focus on sustainability. Design Week 2021: Designing Waste Out was all about taking action and reducing waste. All of this year’s events were virtual and the week was packed with talks, workshops, and a panel. NYU students working on sustainability focused…

Upcoming DFA NYU Virtual Design Jam!

Join the upcoming DFA NYU Virtual Design Jam to learn more about Design for America, social innovation, and human-centered design. You can expect to advance your design thinking skills, learn more about accessibility issues and inclusive design, collaborate with members and students from other schools, and learn about the different projects at DFA NYU! The “Virtual Design Jam” will take place on September 19th from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST and is open for…
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