DANCE + DESIGN: Beauty of Form, Body, and Movement

DANCE + DESIGN: Beauty of Form, Body, and Movement

Pratt DAHRC  retains an ongoing research initiative involving design, dance, and, technology, founded upon the belief there is value in learning with your body, regardless of the subject matter at hand.   DAHRC Researcher Chanel Shi has recently completed her Master of Industrial Design degree with her thesis focusing on the Pattern Language of Dance.  As part(…)

IBEIS + DAHRC: Design, Visualization and Storytelling Meets Computational Ecology, Wildlife Conservation and Citizen Science

IBEIS + DAHRC: Design, Visualization and Storytelling Meets Computational Ecology, Wildlife Conservation and Citizen Science

  Pratt DAHRC has commenced an initiative to collaborate with the IBEIS research group. IBEIS stands for Image-Based Ecological Information System.  With this technology, it is possible for each animal in the wild to be uniquely identified, named, followed, and observed over time. Because this technology utilizes the power of computer vision and data science,(…)

FUTURE INTERFACES: NYC Media Lab Presentation

FUTURE INTERFACES: NYC Media Lab Presentation

Pratt DAHRC presents the first series of concept design explorations at the Future Interfaces event on Tuesday November 18th at Razorfish, curated by the NYC Media Lab. HEXENSE: Holographic Interactive Kiosk for the Six Senses HEXENSE  is a multi-sensory experience kiosk using holographic and haptic technology.  The six screens represent each of the six senses.(…)

Digital + Fashion: CLO Virtual Fashion Design Collaboration

Digital + Fashion: CLO Virtual Fashion Design Collaboration

Pratt DAHRC and CLO Virtual Fashion Inc. company have completed the first round of research collaboration effort successfully. CLO3D is a virtual garment draping software produced by CLO Virtual Fashion Inc., which offers impressive digital visualization and simulation of how a garment would look and behave if constructed in real life.  It offers 80% –(…)

INNOSENSE: Secret Weapon for Innovation

INNOSENSE: Secret Weapon for Innovation

INNOSENSE: Innocent Playful Sensibilities are Essential Characteristics for Innovative Culture Innovation has been the buzzword in academia and business alike, but one large question remains: can there be a process, a method, or a system which elicits innovation in predictable manner?  Although highly coveted as yet another marketable item of value, isn’t institutionalized innovation akin(…)

Digital + Space: Final Frontier and Pratt DAHRC Collaboration to Explore Spacesuit Design

Digital + Space: Final Frontier and Pratt DAHRC Collaboration to Explore Spacesuit Design

Pratt DAHRC and Final Frontier Design have joined forces to collaborate in the exploration into designing space suits. Final Frontier Design is a space suit design and manufacturing partnership between Ted Southern and Nikolay Moiseev based in Brooklyn, NY.  FFD draws on nearly 30 collective years of experience in making space suits, with experience working for NASA, ESA, and(…)