Personal Projects

The projects in this category are the commission cases of school,  industrial clients, or government, as well as were developed through multidisciplinary professional collaborations. These cases were published in public spaces/events/exhibitions in my name, Echo Chen Studio.

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Project Designer
( 2019. Summer-Fall )

Girls, 3D printing apparels and accessories series, collects nearly a hundred rock songs with the word "Girl" and the names of famous female rock singers. Through digital design and 3D printing technology, these elements are transformed into innovative textile structures and accessories. This project has more than 700 3D printing components of different sizes, colors, and effects combined with sports functional fabrics in various clothing techniques.
Girls demonstrates the possibility of 3D printing technology as a new apparel manufacturing process, and also implied that this process might promote the formation of a new "niche market." Different from traditional Haute Couture, this "niche market" will provide craftsmen with more creative media. The existing conventional crafts which are passing away, may now through digitalization, transfer to new techniques in the future.

presented at TAIPEI FASHION WEEK SS20: NOWism, Oct. 8,2019 ; collaborative with CHIMEI | MODEX, LINKIN FACTORY.

︎ Demonstrating the advantages and challenges of 3D printing technology for fashion design through 6 apparels.
︎ Combining with CLO 3D ( Fashion Design Software) modeling to illustrate a new type of fashion design drawings

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Interior Design

Project Designer
( 2017. Winter-2018. Summer )

Hexapod, as its name implies, integrates subtractive and additive manufacturing techniques into the wall and bench design through the implementation of a hexagonal module. In the subtractive process, different thicknesses of black Valchromat MDF boards and birch boards were glued together and milled to varying depths through 3 and 6 axis machining methods. Doing so gave interesting wooden-patterns and delicate surfaces. As for the additive manufacturing processes, 3D printed solutions were used to address the need for small-batch custom hardware suited to the dynamics of the designed pattern.

Challenged existing interior design conventions, this design evolved from the integration of material, fabrication, and computational logic. Hexapod design installation brings about a new and unique look and feel for the university space.

published on “Interior” magazine #310, July 2019 ; collaborative with Taiwan Vachromat.

︎ Checking over 30 customed components which were made of CNC/Robotic fabrication.
︎ The diagram as a contract reference for fabricators and carpenters.
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