Ian and Orville Round

The Prompt

This project was created for DESMA 24: Motion. It was my first real animation project, but I was quite pleased with the results considering the extreme limitations. We were only allowed to use 2 shapes, a line or rectangle and a circle.

The Idea

Initially, these constraints stumped me. How was I going … Read More

Half the World Away

Half the World Away was a 270 degree projection shown at Connections, an art show for DMA students. The project served as a collective group immersion experience taking the audience on a tour of scale, starting from the outer reaches of a fictional universe that contains earth and going all the way down to … Read More

UCLA Virtual Tour Guide

UCLA Virtual Tour Guide is a web-based mobile app that I created to help prospective college students better remember all of the different college visits they go on, allowing them to make a more informed college decision.

Background

I started College Visit Co. in June 2017 because I felt like there was a large gap … Read More

The School of Athens In VR

The Prompt

The School of Athens in VR was a project I did for DESMA 156: 3d modeling and motion. We were supposed to draw inspiration from a famous 2d painting and recreate and expand on a 3d representation of that space in VR.

I chose Raphael’s School of Athens because whenever I looked at … Read More

Entitled: Greystone Mansion Through Yelp Reviews

The Impetus

Excessive wealth excites me. It excites all of us.

It’s that feeling when you finally save up enough money to buy a plane ticket, cover the cost of the hotel, and eat exactly how Travel & Leisure said you should. Actually, more specifically, it’s that feeling when you board the plane and find Read More

You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat is a cook book that explores Asian American Identity through profiles of childhood recipes. It was a collaboration with my good friend Noa Batle. Read our entire recipe book complete with interviews!

The Idea

Asian Americans love food. For both Noa and I, food had always been a huge part … Read More

family & friends | day 21 | 5041 miles

july 21st, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

skip this section if you want the more deep people stuff

WHAT HAPPENED

I ate a pastrami sandwich at a place that George went to when he was living in New York. T’was delicious.

2nd ave deli on 1st ave

We also went to Café Boulud, which George Read More