The making of the cloud

This is me assisting Paul Owen and Marianne Harvey with their artwork for Seven with Another Digital form finding + CNC fabrication I trialled a process where the foam plug is overcut by ~5mm, then fibreglassed and finished with a thick layer of Boral cornice cement. The cornice… Read More

Garmin / AyUp development

In collaboration with Simon Maurice, Ive been working up a neat little product for road cyclists. It’s a mount that attaches your Ay-Up lights and Garmin Edge GPS to the handlebars in a less obtrusive way than with their respective standard mounts. The product is available on shapeways… Read More

recent CNC projects

We’ve been busy running the CNC machine lately, making a range of interesting things in collaboration with Street & Garden Furniture Co. Chris Seymour Designs and Timport, as well as Benjamin Breitenstein, Forrest Gillham and Julian Munro for the upcoming Made Here Now exhibition at Artisan. Street & Garden use… Read More

Shoot the Architect

We decided now that we were architects, and that the APA was being closed down, we should participate in the AIA Queensland ‘Shoot the Architect’ Portrait prize. Dave Hanson from Camera Obscura agreed to take the photo, and a big congrats to him for his high commendation –… Read More

Shapeways Store

A quick not to say that my shapeways store is now open. http://www.shapeways.com/shops/nfdesign. in the coming weeks and months I will be adding a series of 3D printed products related to technology and mobility. You can buy them directly from shapeways, they will print them and ship to… Read More

Designing the Dynamic

Designing the Dynamic was a workshop and symposium hosted by the RMIT Design Research Institute and SIAL and led by Hugh Whitehead (Foster & Partners). The exploring the trade-off / absolute speed group focussed on developing a ‘physical parametric’ technique for designing sails. Over 4 days we created a… Read More