Observational chess play

Initial alteration ideation

Refined game alteration

Testing gameplay

First 3D print attempt

Second 3D print attempt

Third 3D print

Smoothing print surface

Primed chess pieces

Painting pieces

Marbled paint effect

Attaching movement guides

"Island" boards veneer squares

Attaching checkered veneer

Attaching gliding mechanism 

Finishing Island boards

Attaching board frame

Observing porotype gameplay

Final Chess Set

Additional Projects

Exploration of planar form
Managed the relationship of planar forms in three dimensional space through a chair. Form includes functional and ergonomics considerations to create an effective seating design.
Exploration of single material manufacturing
Advance sustainable design by innovating material selection and manufacturing of furniture products
Mackenzie-Childs: furniture development
Furniture design and development for the MC collections.
Re-contextualize air compression
A collaborative design for a dual-function air compressor specifically for bikers and hikers. Fits the average volume and weight of typical water bottle holders in bikes and backpacks.
Syracuse Poster Project
The Syracuse Poster Project brings together community poets and artists to create an annual  series of illustrated poetry posters. Finalists posters selected by a panel of judges are printed and posted around the city.
Hillrom: branding development
Design language study
Investigation and translation of Ray Ban's design language into a tape dispenser. Complete with manufacturable and ergonomic considerations.
Exploration of user relationship
Explored the long-term relationship between user and product through the design and manufacture of furniture. Emphasis on tactility and interaction-based exposure.
Lighting: material & shadow exploration
Experimentation and manipulation of materials to see how they diffuse, refract, absorb, and reflect light. Additionally, create a fixture which displays dimension and visual interest while inactive.
Tempo: boxing fitness footwear
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