Name: Rachel Koukal
Home: Los Angeles, California
Makerspace: Crash Space, LA Makerspace
Day Job: Sr. Designer, The Walt Disney Company
3D Printing : Jewelry Design : Neon Signs
Rachel is currently working on a bespoke 3D printed jewelry and accessories line called AEVA 3D, which will feature designs inspired by sacred geometry, architecture, and mythical creatures. She also designs and fabricates neon signs. (You’ll be able to check out one of her pieces in the Museum of Neon Art in the near future!) She is a big proponent of maker culture, longtime member of Crash Space (a Los Angeles hackerspace), and regular Make: reader. “I guess you could say I’m a serial builder since I’ve dabbled in many subjects like shoemaking, neon sign making, and beekeeping to name a few,” she said.
Here’s a small sample of some of Rachel’s work:
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