Learn the basics and possibilities of digital fabrication from NYC design experts! As part of Eyebeam’s Computational Fashion program, this workshop will demonstrate some of today’s most disruptive, innovative, and thought provoking technologies. Join Arthur Young-Spivey, Sabine Seymour, and Francis Bitonti to explore 3D software, scanning, and printing tools, and consider how they can be used, combined, and pushed in new directions.
Workshop participants will gain exposure to digital fabrication and its potential use within fashion, developing new ways to think about it as both a prototyping process and a creative medium. Presentations – including designer Francis Bitonti discussing his work on a fully articulated 3D printed gown – will be followed by hands-on demonstrations, where participants will be able to try out various aspects of the digital fabrication process using a selection of 3D printers, scanners, and software.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.