Photography Through Hearing?

This post was written by Jessica Guo, a second year majoring in Integrated Digital Media & winner of our monthly MakerSpace Mini Grant. The full version of this abridged blog post can be found here. I used physical computing to create an interactive device that takes photography by sound – when sound in the environment passes a certain threshold, it automatically activates the camera and takes pictures with sound data stored. In this way, photography…

2022 Design Week: Designing Human-Centered Cities Recap

The Design Lab at the NYU MakerSpace recently held its Design Week, a week of events focused on a critical aspect of design. Design Week 2022: Designing Human-Centered Cities was all about answering the following question: how might we reimagine spaces within cities to be more equitable and inclusive? Increasing populations and densification are two of the most complex issues within cities today. As a result, engineers, architects, urban planners, and designers alike must come together…

Fall 2021 Prototyping Fund Showcase Recap

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…

How to Create Jewelry in the MakerSpace

This post was written by Cat Almuete, a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Game Engineering, & winner of the October 2021 MakerSpace Mini Grant. For this project, I decided to prototype with creating jewelry using a variety of machines and non traditional mediums. During this prototyping, I created designs for earrings and necklaces. With this personal project, these pieces are now going to be Christmas gifts for the beautiful women in my…

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…
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