diya

september 2017 - december 2017

role // design & manufacturing. 

diya is a portable lamp that recreates the heartwarming, homely ambiance of a fireplace. the design is inspired by the diya, an indian lamp that symbolizes "home" and the triumph of good over evil. designed + manufactured from scratch.

manufacturing processes:

milling, woodworking, laser cutting, electronic wiring + circuit design.

aluminum, oak, acrylic, basswood. renderings designed on solidworks.

field notes //

biggest challenge/obstacle: milling a 4"x"3"x"3" chunk of aluminum out of the center, without damaging any passes.

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