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  • Plasplus is an ongoing project looking into artisanal small-batch plastic recycling inurban high-density areas. It is highly inspired by work done by Precious Plastic. Plasplus aims to reimagine plastic as a precious and artisanal material that is reclaimed from urban waste streams. The name is a play on the suffix “++”, often used in computer…

  • Chrolo is a rumination on the nature of time materialized in the form of a curio. Time is both linear and circular, continuous and discrete, and exists both subjectively and objectively. Chrolo is an attempt at reconciling the seemingly contradictory qualities of time. Impossible to manufacture through traditional processes, Chrolo is realized through stereolithography 3D…

  • Tack is a product that I tried (unsuccessfully) to launch through Kickstarter during my senior year at RISD. An important objective of the project was to work with local manufacturers. Tack is a task light designed for modern urbanites. As more people move into cities, living spaces will continue to shrink. The number of discrete…

  • Bo is a concept social robot designed to serve the needs of independent senior adults aging in place. Bo serves three main functions, it offers companionship without maintenance, it is a communication tool between the user and their caretaker and loved ones, and it also provides peace of mind for the elderly and their family.…

  • Sink is an investigation of the relationship between hard and soft, surface and form, user and object. The result is a lounge chair whose seat surface becomes meaningful only when engaged by the user. Sink also allowed me to consider the concept of unfamiliarity in everyday objects; some test users expressed fear before they sank into the chair,…

  • Solidarity is a pair of stools that utilizes glueless wood joinery. The stools are inspired by traditional Chinese woodworking, Newton’s third law, and human relationships, ideas gathered during my summer internship at Studio Dunn. The stools are designed to be flat-packed and may be assembled by the end-user. The only tool that is required is a mallet. Unlike most ready-to-assemble…