Making objects expressive: MAD ResidencySketching ‘11, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PAJuly 29, 2011              ...
IntroHi! I m Carla.Education:         Cooper Union, Cranbrook Academy of Art, PrattClient work:       Associate Director, ...
July 29, 2011   3
IntroSome previous related projects                                 July 29, 2011   4
The value of open-ended exploration                         July 29, 2011   5
About MADFormerly the American Crafts Museum, it is now has a new building and a revised vision.                          ...
About the residency program6 people each quarter are invited to use the museum’s studio as their own personal work space. ...
About the residency program6 people each quarter are invited to use the museum’s studio as their own personal work space. ...
My proposalThe craft of interactive objects.                                    July 29, 2011   9
Physical experienceWhy interactive objects? Going from this…We are at a moment in time when the designer’s palette has exp...
To this.We are at a moment in time when the designer’s palette has exploded with options for interaction.                 ...
Making time to tinkerThinking with one’s hands can lead to new discoveries.                                               ...
The open studio audience                           July 29, 2011   13
The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio.                                              ...
The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio.                                              ...
The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio.                                              ...
The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio.                                              ...
The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio.                                              ...
Physical experienceThe actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio.                           ...
The work           July 29, 2011   20
A starting placeRepercussion.org is a translation of musical forms into objects.                                          ...
Some initial ideasTilting, bending, squeezing, and so on…                                          July 29, 2011   22
Volume box             July 29, 2011   23
Volume boxRefers to repercussion. Would need to build a whole bunch to get it to be exciting.                             ...
Tilt lamp            July 29, 2011   25
Tilt lamp: sketchElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it and e...
Tilt lamp: variationElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it an...
Tilt lamp: variationElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it an...
Tilt lamp: sketchElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it and e...
Tilt lamp: refinementCurved bottom, tapered front to the fit a hand grip.                                                 ...
Tilt lamp: refinementCurved bottom, tapered front to the fit a hand grip.                                                 ...
Squeeze shape     July 29, 2011   32
Squeeze shape                July 29, 2011   34
Squeeze shape                July 29, 2011   35
Squeeze shape                July 29, 2011   36
Rhythm BowlJuly 29, 2011             37
Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm.                                                     ...
Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm.                                                     ...
Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm.                                                     ...
Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm.                                                     ...
Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm.                                                     ...
Physical experienceRhythm Bowl take 2Exploring the grid                      July 29, 2011   43
Rhythm Bowl take 2Exploring the grid                     July 29, 2011   44
Rhythm Bowl take 3Exploring the grid                     July 29, 2011   45
Physical experienceRobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                            ...
Rhythm Bowl charactersExploring the grid                         July 29, 2011   48
Matrix MaskJuly 29, 2011                 49
Matrix MaskSomething fun for a busy Thursday night.                                           July 29, 2011   50
Matrix MaskSomething fun for a busy Thursday night.                                           July 29, 2011   51
Matrix MaskSomething fun for a busy Thursday night.                                           July 29, 2011   52
Robots         July 29, 2011   53
Physical experienceRobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                            ...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
Robots         July 29, 2011   58
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within                                                        July 29...
Melody ManContinued refinement                       July 29, 2011   70
Melody ManContinued refinement                       July 29, 2011   71
July 29, 2011   72
July 29, 2011   73
Upcoming FastCo design online pieceSketching-y article about technology and gender                                        ...
smartinteractionlab.comSmart Interaction Lab debuting right here at Sketching 2011!                                       ...
Thank You www.carladiana.com @carladiana_ www.smartdesignworldwide.comNew York               San Francisco             Bar...
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  1. 1. Making objects expressive: MAD ResidencySketching ‘11, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PAJuly 29, 2011 February 22, July 29, 2011 2011 Proprietary & Confidential 1
  2. 2. IntroHi! I m Carla.Education: Cooper Union, Cranbrook Academy of Art, PrattClient work: Associate Director, Interaction Design at Smart Design + Smart Interaction LabStudio practice: Understanding form in an increasingly digital societyTeaching: SVA, Georgia Tech, SCAD, ParsonsWriting: Interactions, Core77.com, Good Housekeeping July 29, 2011 2
  3. 3. July 29, 2011 3
  4. 4. IntroSome previous related projects July 29, 2011 4
  5. 5. The value of open-ended exploration July 29, 2011 5
  6. 6. About MADFormerly the American Crafts Museum, it is now has a new building and a revised vision. July 29, 2011 6
  7. 7. About the residency program6 people each quarter are invited to use the museum’s studio as their own personal work space. July 29, 2011 7
  8. 8. About the residency program6 people each quarter are invited to use the museum’s studio as their own personal work space. July 29, 2011 8
  9. 9. My proposalThe craft of interactive objects. July 29, 2011 9
  10. 10. Physical experienceWhy interactive objects? Going from this…We are at a moment in time when the designer’s palette has exploded with options for interaction. July 29, 2011 10
  11. 11. To this.We are at a moment in time when the designer’s palette has exploded with options for interaction. July 29, 2011 11
  12. 12. Making time to tinkerThinking with one’s hands can lead to new discoveries. July 29, 2011 12
  13. 13. The open studio audience July 29, 2011 13
  14. 14. The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio. July 29, 2011 14
  15. 15. The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio. July 29, 2011 15
  16. 16. The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio. July 29, 2011 16
  17. 17. The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio. July 29, 2011 17
  18. 18. The actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio. July 29, 2011 18
  19. 19. Physical experienceThe actual experience: intenseThe Open Studio was really a wide open studio. July 29, 2011 19
  20. 20. The work July 29, 2011 20
  21. 21. A starting placeRepercussion.org is a translation of musical forms into objects. July 29, 2011 21
  22. 22. Some initial ideasTilting, bending, squeezing, and so on… July 29, 2011 22
  23. 23. Volume box July 29, 2011 23
  24. 24. Volume boxRefers to repercussion. Would need to build a whole bunch to get it to be exciting. July 29, 2011 24
  25. 25. Tilt lamp July 29, 2011 25
  26. 26. Tilt lamp: sketchElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it and envisioned it at theirbedsides or hallway entrances. July 29, 2011 26
  27. 27. Tilt lamp: variationElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it and envisioned it at theirbedsides or hallway entrances. July 29, 2011 27
  28. 28. Tilt lamp: variationElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it and envisioned it at theirbedsides or hallway entrances. July 29, 2011 28
  29. 29. Tilt lamp: sketchElicited an “AHA” response. The interface as object was really clear. People could imagine using it and envisioned it at theirbedsides or hallway entrances. July 29, 2011 29
  30. 30. Tilt lamp: refinementCurved bottom, tapered front to the fit a hand grip. July 29, 2011 30
  31. 31. Tilt lamp: refinementCurved bottom, tapered front to the fit a hand grip. July 29, 2011 31
  32. 32. Squeeze shape July 29, 2011 32
  33. 33. Squeeze shape July 29, 2011 34
  34. 34. Squeeze shape July 29, 2011 35
  35. 35. Squeeze shape July 29, 2011 36
  36. 36. Rhythm BowlJuly 29, 2011 37
  37. 37. Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm. July 29, 2011 38
  38. 38. Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm. July 29, 2011 39
  39. 39. Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm. July 29, 2011 40
  40. 40. Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm. July 29, 2011 41
  41. 41. Rhythm Bowl take 1Using a circular form to represent circular rhythm. July 29, 2011 42
  42. 42. Physical experienceRhythm Bowl take 2Exploring the grid July 29, 2011 43
  43. 43. Rhythm Bowl take 2Exploring the grid July 29, 2011 44
  44. 44. Rhythm Bowl take 3Exploring the grid July 29, 2011 45
  45. 45. Physical experienceRobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 46
  46. 46. Rhythm Bowl charactersExploring the grid July 29, 2011 48
  47. 47. Matrix MaskJuly 29, 2011 49
  48. 48. Matrix MaskSomething fun for a busy Thursday night. July 29, 2011 50
  49. 49. Matrix MaskSomething fun for a busy Thursday night. July 29, 2011 51
  50. 50. Matrix MaskSomething fun for a busy Thursday night. July 29, 2011 52
  51. 51. Robots July 29, 2011 53
  52. 52. Physical experienceRobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 54
  53. 53. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 55
  54. 54. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 56
  55. 55. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 57
  56. 56. Robots July 29, 2011 58
  57. 57. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 59
  58. 58. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 60
  59. 59. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 61
  60. 60. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 62
  61. 61. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 63
  62. 62. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 64
  63. 63. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 65
  64. 64. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 66
  65. 65. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 67
  66. 66. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 68
  67. 67. RobotsMinimal robot character forms illuminated from within July 29, 2011 69
  68. 68. Melody ManContinued refinement July 29, 2011 70
  69. 69. Melody ManContinued refinement July 29, 2011 71
  70. 70. July 29, 2011 72
  71. 71. July 29, 2011 73
  72. 72. Upcoming FastCo design online pieceSketching-y article about technology and gender July 29, 2011 74
  73. 73. smartinteractionlab.comSmart Interaction Lab debuting right here at Sketching 2011! July 29, 2011 75
  74. 74. Thank You www.carladiana.com @carladiana_ www.smartdesignworldwide.comNew York San Francisco Barcelona smartdesignworldwide.com601 West 26th Street 640 Bryant Street Passatge Sert 8 BisSuite 1820 San Francisco, CA 94107 08003 BarcelonaNew York, NY 10001 415 255 7490 Spain212 807 8150 +34 935 846 615 July 29, 2011 76
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