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The Artificial Hair Garment

The Artificial Hair Garment

The clothes and garments we use are a reflection of our personalities. In order to live in a society we dress and change attires every day first and foremost to protect ourselves from the elements and also in order to make a statement in front of society. What we wear -wether we like it or…

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I’m Watching

I’m Watching

Biking could be dangerous, especially facing irresponsible drivers. So I have attached an virtue eye on the back of my helmet to “watch” who is behind me. The animation is displayed on LOLShield and programed with Arduino. \ I’m Watching from Yuchen Zhang on Vimeo.

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Sunday Meeting at DUMBO

Sunday Meeting at DUMBO

Feedback from last week: Narrow down the location Narrow down the target group Think more about execution Weekend Meet up: At DUMBO water front park. I found  Céleste Boursier-Mougenot an great artist to look into for sound projects. He is brilliant at using everyday object in creating sound and installations. 1. Birders interactions with an electronic guitar….

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Recap on Bootcamp

Recap on Bootcamp

During the time of beginning of August, the freshman at Design and Technology experienced an intense training called ‘Bootcamp’. In this training, we were taught the essential knowledge of graphic design, coding in processing and coding in web development. My outcome of these three weeks are below: 1. Design – Observe an environment, identify a…

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Mario Alarm Clock

Mario Alarm Clock

This is a simple alarm clock when the day light is strong enough to trigger the Arduino to play Mario theme song. Mario Alarm Clock from Yuchen Zhang on Vimeo. Below is my code: #include “pitches.h” int speaker = 11; int sensor = A0; int sensorValue = 0; int melody[] = { NOTE_E7, NOTE_E7,0,NOTE_E7,0, NOTE_C7,…

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Zone of the Impending

Zone of the Impending

In Need of New Bike Mask – Shifting the function of everyday object based on our environmental change The fourth advantage I see in the word “design” (in addition to its modesty, its attention to detail and the semiotic skills it always carries with it), is that it is never a process that begins from…

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Why Do We Create Anything?

Why Do We Create Anything?

During my senior year in college, I did a presentation of the Japanese art group Maywa Denki to my fellow graphic design classmates. I think that was a little strange for them to see from all the other fancy packaging or print design presentations. However, now the dots are connected. I have created my first…

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