Design through Making consists of a series of weekly activities that introduce maker technologies such as 2D and 3D design and fabrication. The course culminates in a mid-term and final design project. Any of the weekly competencies can be expanded into a design project for the mid-term or final project.

Course Schedule & Assignments

TA’s (Sally) Office Hour:

Monday: 11am – 2 pm

Wednesday: 2 – 5 pm

Thursday: 3:30 – 5 pm

Friday: 11am – 2 pm

Spring 2020 Course Materials

Week 1: 2D Object Design (Silhouette)

Week 2: 3D Object Design (Silhouette)

Week 5: Laser Art Design

Week 6: Designing Moving Objects

Week 7: Arduino & Motor

Other Project Ideas

Designing 3D Objects and Sliceforms

Designing Board Games and Puzzles

Designing Model Houses

Designing Machines that Move

Designing Electrically-powered Objects

Designing a Speaker

Designing an Electrical Musical Instrument

Designing Jewelry

Designing with Light

Designing with Electronics

Design through Coding