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Fold: A Modern Lighting Line That Explores Ways To Meld Energy Efficiency And Health Benefits Into Essential Elements Of Interior Lighting., Megan Jane Cook Turner Apr 2017

Fold: A Modern Lighting Line That Explores Ways To Meld Energy Efficiency And Health Benefits Into Essential Elements Of Interior Lighting., Megan Jane Cook Turner

Undergraduate Honors Capstone Projects

Thesis Statement

Lighting plays an essential role in the modern world. Electrical lighting from fluorescent bulbs to LED fixtures greet humans from the moment they wake up until the moment they sleep at night. Light is essential to human life. As such, lighting has been and continues to be a prominent element of design from the grandiose chandeliers of the Rococo period to the minimal, modern lighting of the 21st century.

Lighting continues to be researched, developed, and innovated and plays such an essential role in homes, offices, and the interior or exterior of any building. Lighting design has ...


The Manhattan Collection: A Study On Furniture Design, Gabriel Anderson Dec 2016

The Manhattan Collection: A Study On Furniture Design, Gabriel Anderson

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

I have designed a series of pieces of furniture that all share some key similarities, not in form or even style (though my personal aesthetic will be seen in all of them), but rather in materials. All of my pieces use a combination of metal, wood, and stone. Obviously, this is not remarkable as these materials have been used to build furniture for as long as furniture has been built. However, I have endeavored to explore how these materials can interact with one another within a piece of furniture. My goal was to create furniture where the materials do not ...


Repeated Impressions, Shasta Krueger May 2015

Repeated Impressions, Shasta Krueger

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

MFA Shasta Krueger Creative Project