12 tips to make your design presentation a success – even if you are an Introvert

I used to be crazy afraid to talk in public. While it is so essential for a designer to communicate verbally to defend and promote our own projects. I remember at my design school. When I had to talk in front of my classmates, it was so intimidating. I knew it was a training to get…

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7 TIPS to stop procrastinating in 2019 and start your designer dream with love !

To be happy, you got to visualize your dream and make it happened ! 1st January 2019, I realised something.  Too many people want something “NOW” so bad – they don’t even wanna look for “HOW” to get it. : /  Do they really want it ? I don’t know. What I know is that Dreaming…

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10 Easy tips to get your drawing started with your sketchbook

Hello ! Before started the topic of the day, met me share with you something. 2 weeks ago, we started Sketch Like The Pros course, and I enjoy how the VIP members are already making progress. It is still very basic though at this early stage, however they gain their first key confidence in sketching…

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Why to become a Product Designer is now the Greatest time! – Jongho LEE from SAMSUNG Art and Design Institute

Hello, it’s Chou-Tac, Today we travel to South-Korea to discover the Samsung Art & Design Institute (SADI), a great Design school from Seoul !  Let’s meet up with JONGHO LEE ! I am glad he accepted today interview as he has a precious point of view about design. He has the willing to share with us his experience…

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Drawing with ARTBOOKS CHALLENGE #1 / Inkwork by Darren Quach

  As a Product Designer, I find plenty of inspiration in Sci-fi movies such as Star wars and Concept art sketches. * You can discover Edward Eyth interview who created plenty of sketches and innovation for Back To the Future II, Disney, MARVEL… that inspire nowadays creation such as the kitchen robot ! Recently I asked…

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How a Designer become more creative looking for “Problems” !

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, Today I got a Designer creative routine for you to implement daily. So you’ll generate thousands of new ideas !  I am writing to you from the 24-hours Automatic laundrymat. My clothes are turning in the machine like inside an infinite rollercoaster. It’s pretty hypnotic. When I see the colourful clothes…

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How about a Q&A chat with Art Center Pasadena with David Salow ? About portfolio, design school and career.

  Hello ! It is Chou-Tac, How are you today ? If it is so-so. Then this coming Saturday I got a BIG SURPRISE for you to get back your natural pretty smile you are so beautiful with. 😀 I remember how plenty of questions about Design school I used to have when I was…

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The big mistake we all do during a design job interview.

Hello guys, As a designer we learn how to promote our projects. We put a lot of effort in our portfolio, but sometime we face difficulties to promote ourself for a job or internship interview. Too many junior fail at doing that following mistake during an interview, which is fortunately easy to solve. To illustrate this, let…

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Is the best Pho in France or Vietnam ? How this little chat inspires me as a designer.

  Hello guys from Vietnam ! How are you doing today ?Here is pretty rainy (Raining season), and I just came back from lunch. I am thinking to start sharing with you more about my daily inspiration thoughts or inspiration as a product designer. As I believe that design sketching techniques are just one piece…

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