3dprint : Niqab for Foodies

A Niqab that opens sideways instead of just upwards so that it allows easy eating even in the presence of the opposite gender in the same room and allows people to eat comfortably.

Lasercut : The Backrest

This is a prototype for the Ideal backrest for people who have office jobs that require sitting for a long time or faced with back aches. The backrest takes the shape of our spinal cord, that strengthens and relaxes the back.

Book : The Analog Touch

“In this digital storage mania to remember everything around us, don’t you feel that you are forgetting something? something important?” The Analog Touch is a book about digital storage devices. Today, we are interacting with a large amount of information on a daily basis than ever before. In this book, the author asks people about…

The Heart and Salah

Heart rate changes during prayer is affected by the level of devotion in prayer and the physical steps of prayer. Heart rate does not necessarily increase after prayer but higher Khushoo’ might result in a higher heart rate after prayer. From a one-Rakah prayer (Witr) to 11-Rakah prayers (Night prayer with Witr), the heart rate…

The (Con)temporary School System ?

This project was based on effectively communicating the message about the reality of the school system in the most suited way for the topic. The series of 10 books explore different concepts that are flawed about the school system around the world. By hacking academic books, the designer makes a choice that will surprise and…

The Cookie Story

“When is she opening her cookie shop?“, asked the friends. Born out of my friend’s love for Mother’s biscuits, the choco chip and classic white cookies are baked to perfection one batch at a time. The Cookie Story cookies are made from recipes that came to life in our kitchen. We believe home is all about togetherness…

Education City : Bloom

  Key Lessons : Visual Research is key to building up any project. By reading books, visiting places, surfing images will all help to build your knowledge about the subject. Understanding the importance of research and how it helps shape your final result I also learnt that it is important to enjoy the process of research and…

Final poster : thoughts

After a meeting with the professors, I started reediting them and using elements that worked from different posters and combining them into one poster. I played with the composition, alignment, placement of text to achieve the final look to the poster shown below: This is the last type project and looking back at how much I have…

Making the final poster

For the final A1 type poster, we started by making 5 trials on A3 paper. Firstly, I edited my word poster again. I was really unhappy with the colors in the previous A2 poster I submitted so I went over the word with the polygonal lasso tool piece by piece and it took me few hours to…

Design tech: After affects and animation : final videos : Review 2

Original Animation Animation and the projected animation Initially I was worried I wouldn’t be able to do a good job with this project because the possibilities and the extent to which we can experiment in after effects is almost endless. However, I also learnt that the more I was accepting to learn new information, the…

Design Tech: Animation: Trial : Review 1

Trial animation with sound Animation without sound, experimenting with camera tool Learning animation in after effects required listening to a lot of tutorials and trying out the same effect on your own. The CC effects in After effects especially heated up my laptop a couple of times since it was using a lot of power….

Sacrifice Installation : BIG DAY! + final critique

I was really scared for this day. After all the effort, research, trial and error, and experimentation we put in to get it perfect and get the right intent, there was a tension on how today will go and how will the students and professors interact with our installation. Today we did some final small additions to…