algorithmic modeling for Rhino
Grasshopper by default allows you to save individual components and clusters as "user objects," which can be re-used over and over again. However, sometimes you want to save a group of components without clustering them - like a component with pre-defined value lists or sliders attached, or special configurations with plugins like kangaroo, honeybee, or anemone.
The attached script lets you do just that - create a user object that can automatically place multiple components at…Continue
Posted on October 15, 2015 at 7:48pm — 9 Comments
There is an ongoing debate in my office between those who like to organize their definitions with hidden wires for the sake of cleanliness, and those who hate them because it makes definitions hard to debug. In order to sidestep any drama, I made a little script that lets you switch all the wires in a document between "Hidden" and "Faint." It will leave all wires set to default alone.
Download it here: …Continue
Posted on December 24, 2014 at 12:00pm — 17 Comments
Are you passionate about design computation? Are you a Grasshopper guru or deft with Dynamo? NBBJ’s Digital Practice group is seeking to expand our Design Computation team across the firm. We have offices in Boston, Columbus, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Shanghai, and are always seeking out the best and brightest talent.
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Posted on August 18, 2014 at 7:40pm
I just finished putting together a beta version of a little project. It's a tweetbot powered by a grasshopper definition. The bot transforms a cube according to a series of operations you specify, and then tweets a picture of the resulting form. There are currently 10 formal operations that the bot understands:
shearA (Shear angular)…
Posted on November 24, 2012 at 8:00pm — 9 Comments
Check out my latest blog post, responding to Michael Graves’ recent article in the NYT, speculating on ways that digital design practices can learn from the way drawing functions as a design tool. …Continue
Posted on September 10, 2012 at 11:22am — 14 Comments