Lee Bey, director of media and governmental affairs at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, presents The Politics of Architecture and the Architecture of Politics: How Alderman, Civic Groups - and Mayors - Shape the Built Environment. Please RSVP at Archeworks.org.
In conjunction with the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the museum will host a reception and discussion on ChinaÂ’s rapidly changing society and rising influence as a global economic power with Chinese scholar Dali Yang, professor of political science, University of Chicago and exhibiting artist Jun Yang. RSVP to (312)344-7794
modo delivers the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering in a single integrated and accelerated package for the Mac and PC. And now, modo is a true end-to-end solution that includes true 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering! More than just features, modo is a truly elegant integration of technology, raw horsepower and refined workflow.
Brian James is one our Friday ”Bootcamp” presenters. Brian, who is from Robert McNeel & Associates, will be hosting two workshop sessions featuring Rhinoceros.
The first session will cover the full suite of universal deformation tools in Rhino 4. Learn how to cage edit, twist, bend, flow and splop your way to some amazingly organic forms. The second session will provide an introduction to the new rendering plugin Brazil for Rhino. Learn how to use techniques like image based lighting and global illumination to create photo-realistic renderings of your Rhino models.
Specimen builds custom guitars and tube amplifiers and provides instruments to many local music celebs, including Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and Andrew Bird. Founder Ian Schneller will give a tour of the lofty Humboldt Park workshop and discuss how his background in kinetic sculpture influences his instrument design. Space is limited to ensure quality of presentation, only the first 25 people may enter.
Director and President, Jager Di Paola Kemp Design
Whether amplified or under attack, curiosity is undergoing uncertain transformation. As creators, the choice is ours to destroy, defend, or set in motion a movement that catapults curiosity to a brave new level. Fear not, for we must always find joy on the precipice of the unknown!
Many of the world’s foremost illustrators, automotive concept designers, industrial designers, architects and graphic designers use Corel Painter to vividly capture their creative visions and handcraft distinctive designs, illustrations and concepts for their clients.
The North Avenue Studio of Design Within Reach is hosting a juried competition entitled MODERN + DESIGN + FUNCTION: Chicago Furniture Now to support new, innovative furniture designs by emerging Chicago designers. Launched last year to an enthusiastic regional design community, Chicago Furniture Now was created to foster new ideas in modern furniture design in the Chicago area.
Matt will kick the door in on old school methods of CAD by highlighting what’s new from Autodesk. Conceptual digital sketching, freeform surface modeling, hardcore engineering and real time photorealistic rendering all from one source… Are you serious?