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…

NYU MakerSpace Holds Virtual Workshop on DIY Face Masks

During the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, while we are advised to stay at home and practice social distancing, on the occasion where going into public is inevitable, wearing a face mask in public spaces is the best way to protect oneself and others. Given the current shortage in medical face masks and the priority that first-line medical responders should receive any PPE supply, it can be difficult to obtain a face mask for a regular person.…
Design Week is February 10-14 and will focus around design, sustainability, and the circular economy

2020 Design Week Overview

On February 10-14, the Design Lab @ NYU MakerSpace hosted their annual Design Week focusing on Sustainability, Design and the Circular Economy. Through a documentary screening, interesting workshops, and a panel with leading experts from fashion, design, and local urban farming, participants were able to explore ways to reduce waste, re-use materials and embrace a circular design mindset. Here’s an overview of the exciting Design Week. Movie Screening of Tomorrow, 02/10: This documentary was truly eye opening and emphasized on…
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