Internship in China: planning & packing

13 Jul 2013

Just a few more days and I'll be on my way, halfway across the globe, to Huizhou, China for a 3 month internship as industrial designer at Cima Ligthing Industrial Ltd. I'll be flying to Hong Kong and from thereon the company will be arranging everything. Originally I planned to do an internship at Quanta Research in Taiwan, through a co...

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The Journey Explorer

7 May 2013

‚Äč The Journey is an iOs app for exploring. It's an app allowing you to loose yourself in the environment without getting lost. Wander and explore your surroundings confidently. Immerse in the environment. Don't worry about route or exact location. Enjoy the experience. The app evolved during my graduation project at the...

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MDF Curved Case for the Raspberry Pi

7 May 2013

How it all started: Some time ago I saw images of beautifully curved MDF, this was achieved by laser cutting a pattern to allow certain areas of the material to bend. Ever since I've wanted to try working with this technique myself and when my Raspberry Pi arrived in 2012 I saw this as an opportunity to give it a go. After som...

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Exploring the city: looking for app testers

16 Oct 2012

A blog post related to my studies at the Eindhoven University of Technology this time. For my final masters project I'm interested in the exploration of the urban environment. How can we explore cities beyond the well known tourist attractions? How does the experience change if we go our own way? And how can I support this? For this I'...

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OctoberPhotoFest - Pic-a-day

13 Oct 2012

We all know the German Octoberfest, several years ago on Dyxum.com they started a photo-event with the same name, and since last year we've adapted this for our student photo association: Dekate Mousa. The challenge is to take - and share - a photo every day in October. This year I chose to not limit myself to a certain camera or lens, inste...

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Raspberry Pi Cases v2

30 Aug 2012

All the MDF curved cases for the Raspberry Pi had been sold out, making their way across Europe and some even crossing the Atlantic Ocean to North Amererica. It's a strange, but pleasant, idea that something that started as an experimentation and product just for myself is now used by people spread across the world. So now that there was eve...

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Raspberry Pi Cases

30 Jul 2012

About a year ago I saw images of lovely curved wood, and immediately thought: I have to give that a try once. So when my Raspberry Pi arrived I decided to give this a try and design a case that would be curved by lasercutting mdf. The first prototype was soon made: When I posted this on Tweakers.net it got quite a response and several peo...

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