digital fabrication


  • 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…

  • Kamp is a collaboration among a few friends interested in urban composting. Vermitube is a worm compost accessory for indoor potted plants. Vermitube is an add-on accessory to any existing potted plant that transforms them into integrated vermicomposters. It works by adding vegetable food scraps and allowing pot worms or earthworms to compost the food…

  • Yara approached sparkpluck in 2019 to work on the development of Yaralrix. I am under an NDA for the project, below is an excerpt from Yara’s press release: The YaraIrix system includes a free-to-download-app (for Android & iOS), which uses the smartphone camera to determine Nitrogen demands of different crops in early growth stages. For…

  • 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…

  • Stored Value is a collaboration between sparkpluck and EZ-Link, a company that creates contactless smart cards that are used primarily for public transportation in Singapore.Description EZ-Link cards store not only money but also record passenger’s trips around Singapore. Stored Value is a metaphor for a Singaporean collective memory that emerges from the sum of passengers’…

  • 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.…

  • Drawbot is my final project for Prof. Andy Law’s Computing Physically class in my junior year at RISD. Drawbot is a wireless pen plotter robot that has no work area limitations. This is unlike most pen plotters in both the open-source community and the commercial sector. It is more broadly speaking an exploration into tetherless, free-roaming…