The Industrial Design Model Shop serves the ID Department by handling the widest variety of materials, machinery, and processes of the three department shops. Materials include wood, metal, plastics, foam, clay, wax, and many types of casting materials such as plaster, resin, rubber, latex, and liquid plastic. Machinery includes:
Locker and stock storage space and hazardous materials storage are available in the shops for students. The Graduate Shop Experience class and a Modelmaking class are taught in the shop. The shop has hours available for students each day during the school year, and a monitor is always on duty during shop time.
All students in the Industrial Design Department are required to purchase a laptop computer, software, upgrades and insurance specified by the department. For more information call the department at 401 454-6160.
Digital fabrication technologies in the Division of Architecture + Design include: laser cutting, CNC milling + lathing, rapid prototyping, vacuum forming and more.
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