The making of ‘Gramophone’

I made this gramophone in four weeks. It looks and feels like a gramophone but obviously doesn’t function exactly like one. It has a turntable and (fake) vinyl records, but it is actually a laptop in disguise. There is a webcam on top of the screen, and the electronics inside include a Mac Mini and …

‘Fluid Vase’ by Kwok Pan Fung

Beautiful example of how code can be realised in the physical world through 3D printing. This vase takes the form of a 3D freeze  of water in motion captured in a split-second time frame. Description from Vimeo:- Fluid Vase РAction becomes Object from Kwok Pan Fung on Vimeo. Launch of Fluid Vase at http://www.supabold.com

The Singapore Mini-Maker Faire 2013

This was the second year of the event held on the last weekend of July. While I was a visitor last year, I became a participant this year with my own maker booth entitled “Hobby Electronic Light Gadgets” where I displayed some of my DIY light gadgets. It was held at the Scape Warehouse. This …

What is 3D printing?

Youtube video here. 3D printers “make” objects by building it layer by layer from the bottom up, in slices as thin as a millimeter across, based on its spatial product data in software format. Many intricately designed objects such as lamps, shoes, miniature architectural models and machine parts can be made this way. 3D printers …

The Economist | Technology and society: More than just digital quilting

The Economist | Technology and society: More than just digital quilting article here I came across this article while reading The Economist on my phone and was struck by how it is related to the interactive art course I am pursuing in LASALLE. The article talks about a new kind of creative revolution (the Maker …