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RU T V I GUPTA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | May 2016


FOAM S TUDY

INSPIRATION “ON THE GROUND “ | FOAM


ITERATION

FINAL MODEL

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ORB: JEWELRY STORAGE

INSPIRATION “ S C U L P T U R A L” | F OA M , 3 D P R I N T E D


INITIAL CONCEPTS

CONCEPT SKETCH CLOSED LID ORB

A NONCONVENTIONAL FORM OF JEWELRY STORAGE, ORB IS A CONCEPT BASED ON THE ADJECTIVE ‘SCULPTURAL.’ CONSTRUCTED FROM HIGH DENSITY FOAM AND 3D MODELED PARTS, IT HAS AN ASYMMETRICAL FORM, ALONG WITH FOUR COMPARTMENTS TO DISPLAY ALL YOUR DAILY JEWELRY NEEDS.

OPEN ORBS

FOAM BODY


FINAL MODEL

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INSPIRATION

TOY DESIGN F LY I N G P I G R O L L I N G TOY | F OA M , WO O D


INITIAL CONCEPTS

CONCEPT SKETCH FOAM MODEL

A FOAM MODEL OF A ROLLING TOY IN THE FORM OF A FLYING PIG. THE WHEELS WILL BE CONNECTED WITH A MECHANISM SUCH THAT WHEN YOU ROLL THE TOY, THE WINGS OF THE TOY FLAP UP AND DOWN. THIS NON-FUNCTIONING MODEL WILL BE CONSTRUCTED FROM MEDIUM DENSITY FOAM AND WOOD.

WOODEN DOWEL

WOODEN STRIPS

WOODEN WHEELS


FINAL MODEL

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INTERTWINED

INSPIRATION BIOMIMICRY PROJECT | WOOD, JUTE

WITH YASHVI VIRA


INITIAL CONCEPTS

CONCEPT SKETCH

A STOOL CONCEPT THAT IS CONSTRUCTED FROM RECYCLABLE WOOD AND HELD TOGETHER SOLELY BY THE TENSION OF ROPE

WOVEN FIBERS

RECYCLED FRAMES WOVEN FRAME HIGH TENSION

COFFEE TABLE ROUNDED CORNERS

WOVEN CHAIR

LIGHTWEIGHT

STORAGE SPACE


PROCESS

1.

ASSEMBLING THE FRAMES

PRIMING THE FRAMES

2.

5. WEAVING

3.

PAINTING THE FRAMES

PAINTING THE LID

4.


FINAL MODEL

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Sophomore Portfolio  

A compilation of my projects created in my Sophomore year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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