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NJIT’s Product Design: Turning an Idea into a Product (CNC Laser Cut Light Fixture)

March 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm PST

 - $150.00

What You'll Do:

Explore what it’s like as an Industrial Designer by turning an idea into a product with The Hillier College of Architecture and Design at NJIT.   In this fast-paced online workshop, participants will draw inspiration from patterns in nature to design and create a functioning prototype light fixture!

Course Outline:
Day 1 (4hrs): Research, Ideation & Design
Day 2 (4hrs): Finalize Design & CAD
2 Week Intermission- CAD Files will be laser cut and sent back to participants
Day 3 (2hrs): Review, Product Photos & Manufacturing/Entrepreneurial Discussion

In this course you will learn:
How to turn ideation into concept
Analysis 3D forms and break them down in 2D shapes
Create mock up sketch models to understand form
Digital Fabrication – Turning your design into a digital file (Inkscape, Illustrator, AutoCAD)
Manufacturing & Outsourcing Requirements – Hillier College of Architecture and Design will simulate as your manufacture and we will cut and send you your files!
How to take a product photo
Entrepreneurial considerations

Skill Level:

Basic skills in vector based software (Inkscape, Illustrator, AutoCAD, Coreldraw, etc.)

Skills you will learn:

How to turn ideation into concept Analysis 3D forms and break them down in 2D shapes Create mock up sketch models to understand form Digital Fabrication - Turning your design into a digital file (Inkscape, Illustrator, AutoCAD) Manufacturing & Outsourcing Requirements - Hillier College of Architecture and Design will simulate as your manufacture and we will cut and send you your files! How to take a product photo Entrepreneurial considerations

A kit is required for this program:

and is included in the ticket price and will be supplied by presenter

What You'll Need:

Computer with Vector based software program of choice (only basic skills required): Inkscape- Free, Illustrator, AutoCAD, Coreldraw, etc. Adhesive: White Glue, CA glue/Activator, Tap and or Hot glue gun, Cutting: X-acto knife, box cutter and or Scissors Material: Chip board, cardboard, card stock and/or Styrene/thin plastic (easy to cut)

About the Facilitator:

Hillier College of Architecture and Design is a comprehensive design school, in a top-tier research university, dedicated to creative design and making in physical and virtual worlds.

Details

Date:
March 13, 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
Series Details:
Sat March 13 (4hrs) Sun March 14 (4hrs) Sat March 27 (2hrs)
Cost:
$150
Age Range:
18 and up14-18
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Age
18 and up, 14-18

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Ticket - NJIT's Product Design: Turning an Idea into a Product (CNC Laser Cut Light Fixture)
Ticket includes 1 admission for the workshop, Material kit (shipped), and your own Laser cut Lighting fixture (shipped).
$ 150.00

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