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Make a Lamp... and cart the pieces of it from IDM to IDC, the forge, Metropolis, and back again

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Author: Amber V. '24

From the MIT Admisions Blog:

This fall, I enrolled in EM.S21: Design and Make a Lamp. It’s a 3-unit, half-semester class under IDM⁠01 and the Infinite, as in, it’s in the basement. The final project was pretty much as the name suggests — no rules other than the fact that your lamp must turn on — and throughout the course we learned about all types of making, from woodworking to 3-D printing.

I was thoroughly impressed by everyone’s lamps at the end. This blog covers my design process and experience in the class, then highlights each lamp in the final showcase... more.

Original Article: https://mitadmissions.org/blogs/entry/make-a-lamp/

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