Jacob’s Ladder—In Action!
And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for…Jacob’s Ladder the not-so-scary movie.
I procured some interesting materials from the interiors group where I work, unfortunately the cork samples where just a few pieces short and the veneer finishes on wood backing had holes in the top that I could not remove. Too bad about the veneer pieces especially, they were lightweight yet had a good density and […]
1. Black Letter Pre 1800’s the calligraphy style of monks who would hand write manuscripts and the font that Gutenburg first used in his moveable type machine. 2. Venetian: Jensen Still closely linked to hand written calligraphic style but one of the first designers to build a letter form based on roman letters. 3. Garalde: […]
Happy Mistake – Monolith Breakdown
After an evening exposed to the elements a few things happened to my majestic monoliths. One of them toppled over and broke; the weight of a slightly crooked post was too much for the tiny wooden stake. The concrete post broke into two pieces. Now I have two posts left that are still in one […]
Release the Monoliths!
These concrete posts have had a little while to cure, it is time to remove them from the safety of their cardboard forms. First one out! Oooops, the first casualty! The wooden stakes sticking out from the bottom of the posts makes me think of popsicles. On to the next step…The installation in the Wi-Fi […]
Wi-Fi Markers – the Creation of Mini-Monoliths
Stone. Marble. Concrete. All solid, durable materials used to display public decrees and political messages conveying a sense of authority and power. Consider the Trajan column in Rome, erected to commemorate the Roman emperor’s victory. The craftsmanship of carefully carved letter forms, prominent placement in the city and the impermeable material all reinforce that this […]
Home Baked Letter Goodness
I have been thinking about how to get the text impression into the concrete posts that I will make for my independant project. First I was looking at the alphabet fridge magnet collection. However the counter spaces are a little too tight for pressing into concrete and I would like more control over the final […]
I saw a video where they brought invisible Wi-Fi networks to life with a form of light painting created from walking along with a light bar that would turn more lights on as the signal increased. The effect was a light-fence that would peak and recede. This image of this light-fence got me thinking “this looks so […]
One idea for my hierarchy project revolved around volume, or the idea of mass. Something like sea anemones that expand to eat and contract to protect themselves from predators. Of course I can not collect and tattoo a small colony of sea anemones. An alternative approach would be to fill up balloons with different volumes of air, […]