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COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN TRAINING Our framework of tools and methods helps teams use computational design to tackle all aspects of product creation. Our training programs are hands-on, field-tested, and immediately applicable to real-world design issues.

LEARN WITH US

WHY SHOULD I TAKE A TRAINING CLASS?

skills needed to streamline creativity, elevate

We are in the midst of a paradigm shift, and teams must understand the nature of this shift in order to

production.

Since 2008, Mode Lab has been at the forefront of computational design training and innovation. We provide startups, established brands, and design professionals with the knowledge and design, and more fluidly transition concepts into

design for it. With advances in technology occurring at an exponential rate, continuing education is a crucial component in keeping up. Developing skills and knowledge is critical to cultivating a culture of

Our multidisciplinary team continuously collects

continuous learning and personal and professional growth for teams and individuals.

insights and examines emerging technologies for the potential to support product development’s

WHAT DOES IT INVOLVE?

rapid evolution.

A scalable framework provides an approach to solving design challenges that scales across tools and teams. Field-tested technical workflows to solve computational geometry problems and address best

ABOUT MODE LAB

practices for data management. Hands-on instruction provides participants with hands-on training

Mode Lab is an advanced product creation

alongside expert instructors. Real-world case studies that are immediately applicable to product

consultancy specializing in computational design.

design and development challenges. With services spanning Design Sprints, tools and

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

methods research, product design, full-stack

ENTERPRISE TRAINING

GENERAL PUBLIC TRAINING

design partner dedicated to helping your teams

IN-HOUSE WORKSHOPS

OFF-SITE TRAINING

development, and training, we are an end-to-end

Train a team on-site with our hands-on

Get hands-on experience alongside

workshops delivered by a certified Mode Lab

computational design experts in a fast-paced,

instructor.

fully immersive learning environment.

COLAB

ONLINE TRAINING

8-10 week collaborative product development

Learn computational design tools and

labs incorporating in-person Design Sprint

workflows through online courses at your own

activities, weekly check-ins, and on-site

pace.

working sessions. MODE LAB ACADEMY A 3-4 week blended course incorporating online courses, in-person exercises, and weekly video calls with a dedicated mentor.

WHAT IS THE OUTCOME? Upon completing a Computational Design Training class with us, you will advance your conceptual knowledge, technical capability, and confidence in order to further explore and apply Computational Design methods and workflows in your daily work within product development.

thrive in a rapidly changing world.

LET’S CONNECT http://modelab.is hello@modelab.is +1 (347) 788-0570

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COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN TRAINING: Computational Design Immersive Develop innovative products that transform businesses by leveraging data and algorithms to re-imagine what is creatively possible. During this Immersive, you’ll develop an innovative prototype using Mode Lab’s field-tested framework of computational tools and methods.

CLASS DESCRIPTION

TOPICS EXPLORED

LEARNING OUTCOMES

“How can we use data to make better performing

Over five days, you’ll dive deep into algorithm

At the end of this class, participants should be able

products?” “How will advanced manufacturing

design and development using visual

technologies like 3D printing impact our business in the

programming tools that enable data-driven

are amenable to computation, break down

next 2-3 years?” As product development has become

product creation. You’ll also learn how to

complex problems into manageable parts, apply

to understand which aspects of a design challenge

increasingly complex and distributed, answering

generate, iterate, and evaluate concepts

computational strategies to creatively generate

questions like these will require tools and workflows

utilizing a mix of divergent and convergent

concepts, use visual programs, and prototype and

that defy convention.

thinking techniques.

evaluate a concept using additive manufacturing.

OUR APPROACH

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

A scalable framework provides an approach to solving design challenges

Creative directors, engineers, software developers, and design practitioners

that scales across tools and teams. Field-tested technical workflows to

who are interested in using data, algorithms, and a streamlined process to

solve computational geometry problems and address best practices for

tackle complex product development challenges. Prior experience in 3D

data management. Hands-on instruction provides participants with hands-

modeling is recommended, but not required.

on training alongside expert instructors. Real-world case studies that are immediately applicable to product design and development challenges.

ABOUT MODE LAB Mode Lab is an advanced product creation

DURATION

CLASS SIZE

5 days

15 participants

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consultancy specializing in computational design. hello@modelab.is With services spanning Design Sprints, tools and methods research, product design, full-stack development, and training, we are an end-to-end design partner dedicated to helping your teams thrive in a rapidly changing world.

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COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN TRAINING: Grasshopper Foundations for Industrial Design Consumers are demanding personalized products at an incredible pace, and designers require tools that automate repetitive tasks and maximize design time. This class will introduce designers to parametric modeling workflows that unlock levels of precision, differentiation, and creativity unattainable with conventional design tools.

CLASS DESCRIPTION

TOPICS EXPLORED

LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of this class, participants should be able

Our Grasshopper Foundations for Industrial Design

Specific topics covered in this class will

class will provide an in-depth look into computational

include an introduction to associative

to understand how to effectively navigate the

design with Grasshopper, a visual programming

modeling concepts and data-driven design,

Grasshopper modeling environment, create an

environment for Rhino3D. We will use data, algorithms,

the Grasshopper interface and navigation,

associative model in Grasshopper using visual

and a streamlined development process to explore a

how to input and output data, explicitly

programming, rapidly iterate on patterns and

consumer product use case.

defining geometric properties, creating

textures, influence geometric properties using data,

dynamic patterns and textures, and best

and apply best practices for designing, developing,

practices for visual programming.

and sharing visual programs.

OUR APPROACH

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

A scalable framework provides an approach to solving design challenges

This class is aimed at industrial designers with basic Rhino3D knowledge

that scales across tools and teams. Field-tested technical workflows to

who are new to Grasshopper and want to learn its concepts and technical

solve computational geometry problems and address best practices for

features in an instructor-led environment.

data management. Hands-on instruction provides participants with handson training alongside expert instructors. Real-world case studies that are

DURATION

CLASS SIZE

immediately applicable to product design and development challenges.

3 days

12 participants

ABOUT MODE LAB Mode Lab is an advanced product creation

LET’S CONNECT http://modelab.is

consultancy specializing in computational design. hello@modelab.is With services spanning Design Sprints, tools and methods research, product design, full-stack development, and training, we are an end-to-end design partner dedicated to helping your teams thrive in a rapidly changing world.

+1 (347) 788-0570

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COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN TRAINING: Rhino3D Foundations for Industrial Design Industries are converging on a set of tools and methods to accelerate research and design. This class will explore the modeling workflows necessary to iteratively and creatively solve today’s product development challenges.

CLASS DESCRIPTION

TOPICS EXPLORED

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Our Rhino3D Foundations for Industrial Design class

Specific topics include the Rhino interface

At the end of this class, participants should be able

provides an in-depth look at 2D and 3D tools and

and navigation, Rhino3D object types and

to navigate the Rhino modeling environment,

methods with Rhino3D, a NURBs surface modeling

properties, creating and editing 2D and 3D

create, edit, and modify curves, surfaces, and solids,

software. In this class, we will systematically work

geometry, procedural modeling, automation,

precision model using coordinate input and object

through Rhino3D’s core features, using them to model

transforming geometry, Rhino modeling best

snaps, use transformation and universal deformation

the various components of a consumer product.

practices, freeform vs. precision modeling, and

tools, and apply best practices for layer management

exporting geometry.

and model annotation

OUR APPROACH

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

A scalable framework provides an approach to solving design challenges

This class is aimed at industrial designers who are new to Rhino3D and

that scales across tools and teams. Field-tested technical workflows to

want to learn its concepts and technical features in an instructor-led

solve computational geometry problems and address best practices for

environment.

data management. Hands-on instruction provides participants with handson training alongside expert instructors. Real-world case studies that are

DURATION

CLASS SIZE

immediately applicable to product design and development challenges.

3 days

12 participants

ABOUT MODE LAB Mode Lab is an advanced product creation

LET’S CONNECT http://modelab.is

consultancy specializing in computational design. hello@modelab.is With services spanning Design Sprints, tools and methods research, product design, full-stack development, and training, we are an end-to-end design partner dedicated to helping your teams thrive in a rapidly changing world.

+1 (347) 788-0570

REGISTER TODAY Icons by Maxim Basinski CC 3.0 BY

Mode Lab Computational Design Training Executive Summary  

Training options for entire teams or individuals - learn computational design from industry-leading experts in a format that best suits your...

Mode Lab Computational Design Training Executive Summary  

Training options for entire teams or individuals - learn computational design from industry-leading experts in a format that best suits your...