April 06, 2011
Last year, I had the pleasure of working with Erik Beier and Bryce Ludwig from 3axis Inc. who were fabricating a sculpture that we were working on. I met with them in their Kansas City shop and they showed me the inner workings of what file to fabrication really meant.
April 04, 2011
Autodesk's bundled design software is brilliant for new Architecture Firms and the transition to BIM.
April 01, 2011
Sketchpad: History of design technology in architecture before there was AutoCad.
Get ready to jump back into the cop stash days… We’ve found how it all began: the relationship between architect and computer. Sketchpad, developed by Ivan E. Sutherland in 1963, was the first program to merge architect and computer through computer line drawing...
March 30, 2011
Why you should be active on Twitter
I have been working to launch Black Spectacles for a few months now, preparing the blog and a social media presence, so that you can find Black Spectacles where ever you like. Wordpress,Facebook, Youtube, Flickr, Linkedin, and Twitter. I had to make a Twitter account, and frankly I didn't know what to use it for.
March 28, 2011
Inspiring Volkswagen videos showing their design tools and process, including hand sketching, 3d modeling, cnc fabricating, hand sculpting, 3d printing, and virtual reality.
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