Mike Silver – Fiber Placement Technology

Project Case Study: Fiber Placement Technology Mike Silver Mike Silver – Fiber Placement Technology from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Overview Mike Silver credits the History Channel for his dedication to computer-aided fiber placement technology: while watching a television show on how business jets were made, he caught a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it clip of an enormous robot working […]

3rd + Bond Design Build Project

3rd + Bond Design Build Project from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Pratt Institute partnered with Hudson Companies to outfit two of its Third + Bond condominium model residences, staged completely with Pratt designs from floor and wall coverings to home accessories, furniture, textiles, art, lighting elements, and wearables. This interdisciplinary collaboration showcases designs by Pratt […]

Guyana Project: Social Entrepreneurship, Cultural Exchange, Prototype Development & Fabrication

Guyana Project from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. A group of 11 Pratt industrial design students led by faculty member Rebecca Welz partnered with Patty Johnson of the North South Project to travel to Georgetown, Guyana. The trip, taken in the summer of 2009, provided an experience that combined research and study of cultures, materials, processes, […]

Karen Stone – Nicaragua Project

Santa Maria de Ostuma Farm, Matagalpa, Nicaragua July 21st, 2011 One of the Pratt IDSA Stu­dent Chapter’s impor­tant objec­tives is to intro­duce stu­dents to ways in which they can become involved and chal­lenged with real world expe­ri­ences and appli­ca­tions. This year our IDSA Stu­dent Chap­ter and Pratt’s Cen­ter for Sus­tain­abil­ity co-sponsored a Research Project and […]