The Lamp

Looking at the feedback the lamp project came the most under fire for a few problems that relate to the piece being unfinished and quality issues overall. Looking back im glad I stuck with the child’s lamp idea as I believe and the feedback did say there is potential but the errors and quality presented…

Lamp problems

With the exhibition now on as much as I can do for the project has been done but unfortunately the lamp has struggled to get there since the get go, The design of the piece isn’t the problem it’s more the pressure that the material perspex can take when heated and bent before it either…

Delight in Light Statement (Rewritten)

My light (Creative Spark) is a transportable and movable bedside lamp for all children between the ages of 4-8,the piece is intended to be used as a light as well as a holder for pencils,felts and other materials on the go and when at home, having materials attached is a unique selling point and being…

Delight In Light Statement (draft)*

My entry for the Delight In Light project titled (Creative Spark) is intended for an audience of children of both sexes between the ages of 4-8 the concept of the piece is to be a bedside table lamp that acts as a lamp but also a storage unit and portable material carrier of pencils,felts and…

3D Lamp

To cover more skills in preparation for summative I made a 3d model of the hopeful as close as can accurately be made model of my lamp. This proved to be quite a challenge to do involving Charlie nearly not having a clue about what I was trying to achieve but regardless we got there…

The exhibition

By the end of the academic year for my own future reference I am aiming to have in the end of year exhibition :- My updated BAMS medal displayed with the rest of Maker Level 5 medals on a separate aspect of the exhibit and my studio book with my display setup.   My completed…

Delight in Light update

With the materials for the lamp now arrived I have now booked one of the laser cutters in the uni ready for Monday to laser cut the pieces of my lamp. I was hoping to have the 3d model printed on the Ultimaker Printers in soft modelling but due to consistent booking and consistent use…

The Measurements Delight In Light

Having put together as best I can the cutouts of my lamp I made notes of the measurements from the file ready for laser cutting sometime next week when my materials arrive sooner rather than later to be honest with the amount of time I have left to do everything. I did notice although this…

Delight in Light Laser Cutting shapes

In preparation for my materials arriving next week on illustrator ive drawn up the sizes of the material ready for the piece to be laser cut after being tested on thin card which is the recommended process when using materials from uni stock or ordered yourself due to the possible waste of material. On Friday…

End of week breakdown

This week has seen quite a few things going on through practically all the projects in consideration to outcomes and the exhibit as follows For Bams I need to do two more coats of molochite before burning out, bronze pouring and pettining the surface so far everything has gone to plan and I hope it…

Breakdown of projects

From Monday in order to keep on track with the workload every Monday and Friday I will post the progress of each project and what I need to do to achieve this by the following week and the deadline and at this stage this is the progress :- Work Experience – For Work Experience I…

Light Talk with Huw

Given Huws background as a Product Designer I was really grateful and happy to sit down and discuss the lamp project with him as every other tutorial with Pip and Jon and several technicians I was being given ideas of how to push things forward and trial and error which naturally is necessary more and…