MODA Lecture: Kevin Shankwiler, Assistant Professor GT

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday March 8, 2012 - Friday March 9, 2012
      10:00 pm - 12:00 am
  • Location: Museum of Design Atlanta 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • Phone: (404) 979-6455
  • URL: http://www.museumofdesign.org
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  • Fee(s):
    Fee Varies
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Contact

Claudia Rebola

crw@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Digitally Inclusive: How Can A Chair Fit All People?

Full Summary: Talk at MODA about the exciting advances in furniture design relating to customization and greater user inclusiveness.

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How can a chair fit all people?

At Drink in Design on Thursday, March 8, Kevin Shankwiler, Assistant Professor in the Georgia Tech School of Industrial Design, will present exciting advances in furniture design relating to customization and greater user inclusiveness. Kevin will discuss his and his students’ work at the GA Tech Digital Fabrication Lab where they undertake digital manipulations of seating devices.

Following the talk, Kevin’s team will showcase benchtop technologies for prototyping. Guests will be able to design and fabricate their own scale chair models, sized just right for Barbie, G.I. Joe or that favorite plush toy, right in the museum.

MODA is open late on Thursday evenings and we invite you to join us between 6pm and 8pm for our hip and happening Drink in Design events.

Just purchase a regular admission ticket and you’ll be treated to a drink!  Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and military, and $5 for students and children over 5. Members are free and drinks are complimentary.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
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Groups

College of Design, School of Industrial Design

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
inclusive design furniture
Status
  • Created By: Claudia Rebola
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 6, 2012 - 8:10am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:58pm