Design through Making consists of a series of weekly activities that introduce maker technologies such as 2D and 3D design and fabrication. The course culminates in a mid-term and final design project. Any of the weekly competencies can be expanded into a design project for the mid-term or final project.

Course Schedule & Assignments

TA’s (Sally) Office Hour:

Monday: 3:30-4:30 pm

Tuesday: 2-3 pm

Wednesday: 10:30-11:30am

Friday: 10:00am-12:00pm


Designing 3D Objects and Sliceforms


Designing Board Games and Puzzles


Designing Model Houses


Designing Machines that Move


Designing Electrically-powered Objects

Designing a Speaker


Designing an Electrical Musical Instrument


Designing Jewelry


Designing with Light


Designing with Electronics


Design through Coding