Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Grasshopper: Introduction to Generative Jewelry Design, NYC

Grasshopper - Introduction to Generative Jewelry Design
Saturday-Sunday, March 10-11, 2018
New York, NY
Price: US$495

Enroll today! This two-day class will give you a functional understanding of Grasshopper concepts and parametric design. Learn and explore how Grasshopper generates unprecedented fluidity and automated tasks to go further in the design process, allowing for much greater speed with working on complicated and repeating forms. Grasshopper creates parametric modeling to automate production, new forms, shapes, patterns and interfaces. It is only possible with algorithmic modeling.

No knowledge of programming or scripting is required for designers to build form generators, from the simple to the awe-inspiring designs. The class covers list management and introduces Date Trees.

Prerequisite: Basic Rhino knowledge is required.

Participants will work on jewelry projects. However, design professionals from all industries can benefit from this class.

Required: PC laptop with Rhino 5 and the latest Grasshopper installed. Download the Grasshopper plugin.

About the instructor: Akiyo Matsuoka is an Authorized Rhino Trainer and adjunct faculty at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.

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