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Conveyance

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This project was commissioned by The Public Collection, a public art and literacy project consisting of artist-designed book share stations, developed to increase access to books and art. The project aims to improve literacy, foster a deeper appreciation of the arts, and promote social and educational justice in our community. The book share stations are […]



SOURCE || SCATTER

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SOURCE || SCATTER is a graphic representation of the services that MISO Energy provides to the Midwest. Sited in an important transition area, the project bridges the gap between the reception and newly renovated spaces below. In order to describe the complexity of services that MISO provides, we have simplified them down to three main […]



EARLHAM CoLab

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We were approached by KrM Architecture to help in the design development, fabrication, and installation for a ceiling installation at Earlham College’s new CoLab space, an interdisciplinary collaborative work environment. KrM began with a general idea for a pentagonal cellular system that would integrate lighting and speaker systems as well as turn down the wall […]



EXTESS

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EXTESS was commissioned by the city of Muncie Indiana to be located in one of their many newly constructed parks. The growing vibrancy of the city’s downtown and its eclectic nature has been steadily increasing, and in reaction to this our artwork at Cornerstone Park plays with perspectives and shifting movements. As downtown Muncie looks […]



SoftMatter

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SoftMatter is a temporary active event space that encourages a wide demographic of users to interact with the installation. It is intended to invoke notions of playfulness and positive experiences for the users of Canan Commons in Downtown Muncie, IN. Our goal is for users to directly engage the project, allowing them to experience it […]



Polyhue

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Polyhue was commissioned by Luckett & Farley, an architecture firm in Louisville, KY, to replace a traditional cloud suspended ceiling with something much more dynamic and fully custom system. The communal space it encloses is mainly used for client meetings and collaborative discussions. Polyhue takes cues from a typical drop ceiling, while replacing all standardization […]



enChroma

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This installation for Jarden Home Brands expresses the essence of Ball brand jars by using them as the primary medium to represent the process of canning and the lifestyle associated with the products. At the core of the Ball Jar identity is the art of preserving. The piece uses a large colorful graphic to portray […]



Historic Sampling

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This lobby artwork for the Office of the Mayor recognizes the relationship between historic and current Muncie. Our intention was to weave the two through the abstraction of historic Muncie, seen through the lens of modern technology and fabrication techniques. This is achieved through the translation of an image into a multidimensional pixelated graphic. Using […]



PRISMAtique

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PRISMAtique was a temporary installation for the In Light In Indianapolis Light Festival along the canal downtown. The project seeks to investigate the fracturing of geometry and light through both material and interaction. Material selection was key to this exploration. Through the use of twin wall polycarbonate, light is refracted through the flutes of the […]



Temporal Synapse

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Concept: In the body, a synapse allows electrical and chemical signals to pass between cells. The synapse permits the stream of data and information to flow through our nervous system. Temporal Synapse takes this anatomical concept and recognizes the linkage between our body and continually developing technology. As communication and networking is ever increasing, the […]



EVV Immersive Theater

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PROJECTiONE was commissioned to complete two projects for the Evansville Museum of Arts History and Science as part of an expansion project that included a new entrance pavilion. Cladding for the Immersive Theater was designed to exist as a natural, organic component encased in a clean white modern box. By using six species of wood […]



EVV Museum Staircase

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PROJECTiONE was commissioned to complete two projects for the Evansville Museum of Arts History and Science as part of an expansion project that included a new entrance pavilion. The cladding of the grand staircase was considered an opportunity to add visual interest to an important surface as visitors enter the new facility. As we had […]



Deformo

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This prototype was developed for a private client in Muncie, IN as a defining wall element in their main living space. It connects digital design and fabrication with traditional woodworking and finishing techniques. The intention is to have multiple levels of interest in the piece, scaling from the overall flowing form down to variations in […]



Savages Ale House

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The design for the new back bar at Savage’s Ale House addresses a number of practical and aesthetic concerns that existed previously. Increased glass storage, hidden shelving, and task / ambient lighting allow for better functionality, while a major increase in scale, quality of materials, and form tie the piece in with the rest of […]



DigEx_5

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We had the opportunity to take one of our Digital Experiment prototypes to a larger scale for the Innovation Connector, a business incubator which helps entrepreneurs and business owners. The piece is installed on a feature wall of a new shared work space that aims to provide individuals with the opportunity to share ideas and […]



Watch Display

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These watch display cases were designed for BlumLUX, an Indianapolis, Indiana based jewelry company, specializing in elegant men’s watches and accessories. The cases were intended to highlight many of the design elements present in the watches they are displaying. The profile curve and area for the logo mimic the shape of the face, and the […]



Digital Experiment

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Digital Experiment is a series of physical prototypes that utilize the capabilities of computational design tools, CNC machining technology, and an array of synthetic materials. Prior to the development of this technology, complex parametric geometries could not be easily calculated. Through the use and misuse of design and fabrication software we are able to bring […]



Synthetic Grain

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Synthetic Grain utilizes computational design and digital fabrication techniques to mimic natural grain patterns and organic forms with synthetic manufactured materials. A grasshopper definition was created that adjusts parallel lines around a set of points or “knots” based on proximity to that point. The result is a three dimensionally curved, contoured surface made of laser […]



Riley Sunrise

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Riley Sunrise is located on the first floor in the main atrium space The Simon Family Tower addition of Riley Hospital for Children. The project was fully developed using Grasshopper, integrating image readers and custom color outputs. In total there are over 3800 unique components making up the 768 sf. image, each with a different […]



Radiance

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INTRODUCTION: Radiance covers a standalone brick fireplace in a mid century ranch home in Broad Ripple, Indiana. The clients rarely used their existing wood-burning fireplace and wanted to change its function. We proposed an ambient lighting piece that still hosts traditional qualities of the hearth. As an artist and an architect, the clients’ liberal and […]



Arcus Animus 2.0

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Arcus >A dense and horizontal roll cloud or wedge-shaped accessory cloud, sometimes appearing ragged and turbulent. Animus >The basic impulses and instincts which govern one’s actions; A feeling of enmity, animosity or ill will; The masculine aspect of the feminine psyche or personality. Architecture, through the involvement and execution of smart, kinetic technologies, allow buildings […]



bitMAPS

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bitMAPS was initiated through a client’s interest in a sketch prototype, and developed as an inexpensive patterned wall system. It integrates a custom design through a repeatable mold and integrates multiple functions of the room. The project is intended to create a clean but complex texture that is engaging to sight and touch, encouraged through […]



LightForm

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  Each lamp is crafted utilizing parametric digital software, CNC hardware, and hand assembly. We developed a definition in Grasshopper, a plugin for Rhinoceros, that can produce all the cut files necessary to create each lamp by only using one input, the lamp’s desired profile curve. This allows us to produce a large number of […]



EXOtique

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EXOtique is a quick design through fabrication installation at Ball State’s College of Architecture. The Institute for Digital Fabrication invited us to lead the workshop/installation with student help, following three main constraints: *Timeline- 5 Days: One day devoted to design, one day of modeling in Rhino / Grasshopper and materials testing, and three shared days […]



Calgary Exhibition

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PROJECTiONE was invited to exhibit work at the Kasian Gallery within the Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS) at the University of Calgary by Assistant Professor of Architecture, Jason Johnson. Work from our thesis at Ball State University was presented along side a new version of bitMAPS, and multiple MyLights. This installation of bitMAPS experiments with […]



Hoosier Topo

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Hoosier Topo is a fabrication commission we received from wPurpose, an urban and public design collaborative. The project involved the creation of an all Hoosier themed, craft beer, bar- The Tomlinson Tap Room. Our charge was to take topological information from Indiana maps and create a master graphic that would be milled into repurposed, old […]



plyLight

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plyLight is a rapidly developed prototype made up of 44 hand soldered circuit boards. Each board contains three LED’s, a photoresistor, a Darlington transistor, and various resistors and capacitors. By using only analog electronics components, plyLight does not require a processor to function. These boards, which are powered by 12 parallel 9V batteries, are embedded […]



Bodhi Tree Commission

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This version of Bodhi Tree was customized and designed for a residence in Evansville, IN. The clients originally articulated the desire to replace an existing plastic tree, with something more expressive and elegant. The system was reinterpreted for this specific application, consisting of more than 3,000 wood veneer components, which were redesigned at 2/3 scale […]



CNC Marker

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This is a prototypical process growing out of our previous experiment CNC Pen, combining precision digital tools with loose analog tools. This method has been further developed as a study of the relationship between these tools. The process includes translating a raster image file into vector format, separated into various color levels. These vectors are […]



woodScan

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Information about the wood was collected through a Computed Tomography (CT) Scan. This technology is traditionally used for visualizing structures within the body. The CT scan takes X-rays of the wood in section using increments as small as 5 millimeters. The scan of curly maple (above) reveals the grain of the wood. This data was […]



Pop Panel

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Pop Panel is an exploration in the relationship of mold creation and customization. The manufacturing of molds for vacuum forming is often the most cost intensive process, making it difficult to create mass customized objects. Bubble wrap is an inexpensive and fun material to work with that solves many issues of customization. It can be […]



reBarn

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FABRICATION>> reBarn began in November of 2008 with a large donation of reclaimed barn wood from the Newton family’s local “Pennsylvania-style” barn. Working with the Muncie parks system, West Side Park was chosen for its potential to enhance the public recreational trail along the White River in Muncie, Indiana. reBarn aims to provide single or […]



Business Cards

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These business cards were designed to represent what PROJECTiONE is about and stand out as something different among a wallet of others. We recognize that many of our projects find meaning within their design/fabrication processes as much as in their final state; we intended to take on these cards as a project with a similar […]



CNC Pen

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This exercise was a quick three day project that PROJECTiONE undertook in order to graphically represent our research in New York. Since most of our research took the form of interviews we thought it appropriate to represent the emotion or experience of the events. We intended these vignettes to express the language or character of […]



Spot on Schools Exhibition

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As part of the ninth edition of the BEYOND MEDIA festival hosted by Image in Florence, Italy, the SPOT ON SCHOOLS exhibition explored the didactics in the field of architectural design and of the new media of communication, while focusing on the most recent development of the use of digital technologies for design research in […]



MorphoLuminescence

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MorphoLuminesence is a kinetic ceiling prototype, originally described as a simple surface in Rhino. The surface was triangulated into panels or ”petals” using a combination of the PanelingTools plug-in and manual modeling based on a specific tessellation logic. “Morpho” consists of these kinetic petals, laser cut from white acrylic, which hang from stems of clear […]



Bodhi Tree

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Bodhi Tree is an interrogation of component based design and an exploration of alternative design processes as part of collaboration with Steve Deters from UCLA, who led a workshop with a group of Ball State University graduate architecture students in collaboration with the Institute for Digital Fabrication. The project began as a series of explorations […]