How I survived design school and get my dream job.

I still wonder how I survived my design school. . We had a ton of projects. I remember wondering if they put that pressure on us on purpose. . Maybe they wanted to make us overwhealmed, to see if we could manage the intense pressure and workload ? . I could not finish all my projects It was…




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Noah Sussman | Interview with a Sports designer (Adidas performance, UVEX sports)

Hello Design Sketchers !! Today is my great pleasure to introduce you Noah Sussman, designer for UVEX Sports in Germany. I met Noah when both of us used to work at Adidas Headquarter at Herzo. I was in the footwear department, and Noah in the accessory department. Once a year Adidas organise a huge design…




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My new tech accessory: the Ergotron for Wacom Cintiq 22 !

Hey guys, Today I am super excited as one of my dream has been realised ! As a user of the Wacom Cintiq 22HD, I did myself a little present: The Ergotron arm ! If you are also a Wacom Cintiq user, I think you are gonna love it !  What is this about ? The Ergotron…




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Rise your perspective skills – by dividing a box

Hello!! I have prepared for you a cool VIDEO tutorial introducing the 3rd point perspective! It will give your sketch an extra level of realism!  This tutorial will help you visualise simple volume in 3D space. We’ll be using simple rule of geometry (division and subdivision) that will help you to trim your volume with precision, but…




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Car design Tip | Sketch with the “Happy Accident”!

Hey guys, Today I would like to share with you a Tip I learned at my Design school. When I was student in Product design, I was so fascinated by Car design that I went to ask for information to the transport design students. One of them shared with me that his teacher one day…




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How to draw 3D volumes | TIP 172

There is common mistakes that everybody do as a beginner. The flat sketch. We draw what we see and it’s obvious there is something wrong. But we can’t figure out how to solve it. If you are today at this stage, no panic. It’s nothing related to having talent or not. The solution is actually pretty simple. It’s…




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Art books are my Red bull. My energy boost generator!

I went to the famous book shop in Singapore: Kinokuniya. They have a huge Art & Design corner where you find books about Product design, architecture, fashion, packaging, tatoo, figure drawing, calligraphy… It’s a paradise of learning content and inspiration. But, Did you know there is an other corner that most people ignore ? It’s…




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“True inspiration comes from life. Real life. Not a pixelated version of it.” – Sir John Hegarty

“Remove the headphones and unplug the computer. True inspiration comes from life. Real life. Not some pixelated version of it.” – Sir John Hegarty Anything you see on Internet are flat pictures – but no experience. So you are somehow missing of the “real feel”. What you see on the screen is a biased version…




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“Drawing has been a way to get everything I dreamed about.” | Interview with Ben Go, a Yacht designer.

Ben has a story I feel inspiring. You  will see how he almost dropped school at the age of 16 – fortunately, one of his teacher saw his creative potential and encouraged him to study in a Design school.  In love with cars, he went to Transport design, been through various design experience – and now he’s…




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How to draw a sphere? And spot the XYZ axis |TIP 166

Hi guys, Last time we saw how to draw a circle (ellipse) in perspective. Today it’s time for a bit more advanced tutorial where we’ll draw a sphere with a minimum of lines. If you like challenges, your goal will be drawing the XYZ axis from a sphere! Before starting, make sure you have been through…




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Wanna get cool design sketches? Do not start with details | TIP 162

Should I get an Ipad Pro for sketching? I really like the idea of “On and draw”. That machine looks really cool. After so long, and deception with the previous Adonit Jot pen (Stylus for Ipad) – Apple seams creating something better than the Samsung Pro Note tablet. “Ipad Pro or not Ipad Pro? That…




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When design fusions a cafe and a shop – Bangkok

I am in a taxi of Bangkok on the way to Bang Sue, a road famous for woodcraft. I hope we are on the right way.  We have just been dropped by an other taxi at a wrong place. At 1 hour far away from our destination! The taxi pretended we was arrived, in fact…




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Don’t trust your first idea. You can create more than that!

I am now in the flight from Singapore to Bangkok. No movie to watch. Let me share with you a story from when my friends and I was student in design school. Our teachers told us often: “Do not stop at your first idea.” As a young student, it was tough to find ideas that…




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Anybody can sketch. Quick test in 4 steps.

I’ve just went to the money changer of Raffles place (in Singapore) to get some Thai Baht as I am flying to Bangkok tomorrow! 🙂 This afternoon, I stop for a while at a cafe Paul to sketch. I am preparing the next week course of [Sketch like the Pros]. I’ve just took a picture…




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Before / After 3 months of [Sketch like the Pros] | Lucas Hippolyte, 15 yo | Big progression

May I share with you few pictures of the youngest student at my program I give: [Sketch like the Pros]. As I am going to reopening the registration soon, I thought it would be good to show you a real example that anybody can succeed at sketching, not matter your age. If you want to make…




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