Research Audit: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1orBe6xpEQBA3_X94hzTAqKA72-NVYeZU444k79JNRTA/edit?usp=sharing Week2 Update Some notes about Sarah Sze’s video: How experience affect design? First of all, the artist has a clear goal of this project, which was build a dynamic experience for audiences to let them walk through this installation and observing the natural environment. So she decided to play around with perspective, […]Read more "Thesis Studio 2"
Part I: Prototype Documentation: Before Mid-term: 5 in 5 Exercise: https://xuanaozhang.com/2020/10/28/thesis-studio-1-5-in-5/ Round 3 Critique: After Round 3: Some Final Renderings: March vs November: Self-Reflection For me this is a stressful semester, mentally and physically, but I am glad with the final representation. All the research and modeling practices that I have been done in this […]Read more "Thesis 1 Final Reflection"
From feedbacks from peers: Strength: The overall feedbacks about the strength of the video was related to the format and structure of the video. For example, kicking off the presentation with question and by answering those questions to guide audiences to enter the scenario. And various data visualization was pretty interesting to attract audiences to […]Read more "Thesis 1 Round 3 Critique Reflection"
Keywords: Data Visualization / Food / Spice / Culture / History / Speculative Day 1 FYI: In my opinion, the Chinese restaurant and Chinese cuisine in this scenario both refer to American Chinese restaurants and American Chinese cuisine, rather than the traditional Chinese cuisine that I grew up with. “What are the reasons for Jewish […]Read more "Thesis Studio 1 5 in 5"
Weakness: Too much content and not well organized When the first time I checked the sign-up sheet, it shows 20 mins per person, I forgot it includes critique part. As a result I prepared too much slides for a 10 minutes presentation. Also, when I finished my presentation and looked at the recording video, I […]Read more "Thesis Studio 1 Midterm Reflection"
After I watched the recording my presentation (little bit awkward tbh), I found 3 positive things and 3 negative things, Let’s start with negative things: 1). The distribution of time on each slides It’s hard to notice that how many time you spend on each slides when you were presenting at the moment. For example, […]Read more "Thesis Studio 1 First Round Critique"
Official Answer: “I am studying food design and tableware design because I want to find out how to infuse tableware with cultural food data in order to understand the relationship between food culture and tableware. My goal is to create a three-dimensional info-visualization which reflects how food culture was changed from the past to the […]Read more "Thesis Studio 1 Concept Statement"
– What have you accomplished so far this semester? Briefly describe 3+ specific things. Exploring both recently published articles and historical documentations. Listening to different type of podcasts to gather ideas Figuring out the balance of creative ideas and achievable techniques – What needs to get done this week for thesis? Deciding the research question, […]Read more "Thesis Studio 1 Goal-Setting Exercise"