The best design responses for the water assignment due today, I think, revealed “the essence of liquid” a bit more than “the essence of water”. I’ve included photos of the students’ favorite responses. We also looked around our surroundings for examples of beautiful things.
Five good examples…
…revealing characteristics of water.
Several groups contrasted oil and water.
The air bubbles floating through the oil were created by a chemical reaction of Alka-Seltzer to the water at the bottom of the container.
Our studio discussed what constitutes beauty. This group found beauty in a bridge (now hanging sideways in Bemis hall).
And another group found beauty in the design of our building, the Bemis Laboratories.