The a(idea)collaborative is an interdisciplinary team of undergraduate design students from Ferris State University, University of Michigan, and Kendall College of Art and Design. We collaborate on compelling design concepts, and entrepreneurial ideas.
Brent A Saulic - Design Manager
I’m originally from Grand Rapids, MI. I served four years in the U.S. Army. I intend to major in integrative studies from FSU and minor in industrial design from KCAD.
Nick Tilma – Artistic Director
Born and raised in Grand Rapids, I am an industrial design student at University of Michigan. I love experimenting and exploring the possibilities of new media light art.
Jordan Verburg – Chief Researcher & Experimentalist
I'm from Clarksville, MI. I am a current KCAD student. I consider myself an inventor of sorts, with a keen eye for integrating applicable technologies into design solutions.
About the work
Title: Wind Out of Light
Art form: 2-D, 3-D, Sound, Internet / Interactive
Medium: Digital projection refracted and transformed through heat formed acrylic.
Year created: 2011
Description of work: A flowing wind-like movement of colorful light. This will be accomplished by refracting projected light through a heat-formed piece of acrylic. Which, when rotated, casts a prism like effect.