Material Exploration Workshop – Styrofoam

A two days workshop on Styrofoam, which is a part of Material Exploration module, organized by Sasi creative colleges.

This workshop is facilitated by Sasi Creative Institute of Design, Coimbatore at its State of art Industrial workshop studio that commenced from 24 September 2019.

This module is conducted by Assistant Professor Sujimsha, Industrial Design & Assistant Professor Akshaya CR, Interior Design and Students of B.Des. Industrial Design, B.Des. Interior Design and B.Des. Fashion Design were the attendees.

The aim of this workshop is to introduce the students to tangible materials such as Styrofoam and explore various hand working techniques with those materials.

The students were introduced with Styrofoam and its properties. Every student has explored the handling techniques to derive 3D shapes and forms. The students explored the various forms and shapes of geometrical, realistic objects. They also learnt the precise techniques of cutting and sanding techniques to form various 3D shapes.