I’m doing Urban Sketching on National TV in Vietnam !

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How are you today ? . Last month, I had the chance to present a national TV SHOW called: VIETNAM DISCOVERY where I make a Travel Sketchbook ! . Let me share with you what I learned from it, and how it can help you sketch more often and get result. . When…

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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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How to be more creative daily ? From an artist point of view, with Renata.

  Hello guys ! Today I would like to share with you a video I made with my friend RENATA She’s an artist, and draw daily for pleasure with a ball point pen. She has a blog in French: https://lesimages2renata.com/ We know each other for quite a while and I really enjoy how she does…

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Portfolio application for Design school // with Art Center LIVE Q&A CHAT // Take some notes !!

START (0:00) Hey guys! How you doing? Today, I’m pretty excited because we have done something which is pretty new. So for the first time we have organized a Live Q and A chats. We have the followers of the Designs Sketchbook Blog and we have ART CENTER College of Design where we are meeting…

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What it takes to become a Designer: The Designer Coffee Chat #2 with Dwayne Vance

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/N5L2-kdnZDI” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe> I had the great honour to chat with Dwayne Vance ! Together we share about what it takes to become a designer. I am a super fan of Dwayne’s work, especially because of a sentimental attachement for the products he created at Hot Wheels…

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A great lesson of design learned from Guillaume Bouvet, a custom made furniture designer

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, Our today designer interview with Guillaume Bouvet who is a custom made designer for furniture, gives an essential lesson for any industrial designer. Too many student designer approach their projects taking information about the users only on Google, statistics or their own perception of them. It sounds so wrong, but this is…

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Big progress from Kasra S.: « I do not believe in innate talent. »

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, I remember how much important it was for me to be inspired from other student to boost my motivation. Because I wanted to reach their level, I was drawing more often and keep looking at what techniques they were using. This is why today, I would like to introduce you Kasra…

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Draw something you feel shame of is 1000times better than nothing // Interview with Kim, a baker from Seoul

Hello Design sketchers ! Too many beginners are afraid of sketching, being afraid of what other people may think. Feeling ashame of showing their clumsy drawings so much they decided to do not sketch at all. “It’s like Oh I can’t sing, so I don’t sing. But then how are you gonna learn how to…

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The Designer Coffee Chat#1 “I want to draw stuff from the future.” – Michael DiTullo

Hey guys! Today, I am super happy to share with you the 1st Design Sketchbook COFFEE CHAT ! 🙂 I hope interviewing more designers around the world to demystify the creative and design industry. Like what Michael DiTullo told me this morning: There is someone behind every object you see around you ! 🙂 Today I have…

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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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Interview with Edward Eyth who designed for Marvel, S. Spielberg, Disney, Back to the future II… !!

If you are in love with sketching and creativity, today is your lucky day! I would like to introduce you an amazing designer and professor: Edward Eyth.  He worked on projects for Steven Spielberg, Marvel, Disney, and he did concept design for the movie “Back to the Future II !! I was born in the 80’s and…

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Interview with Vincent Védie, who never gave up to follow his dream as a designer

Hey guys, Many of you told me it’s valuable to discover more about the profession of a Product designer – knowing more about the real life out there after your design school. Today, I am very happy to introduce you my friend, Vincent Védie. We are good friends and he has been my classmate for 4 years…

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Was it difficult to become a Footwear designer? – Interview with Mr Bailey – Concept Kicks

Today, is meaningful to me. I am interviewing Mr Bailey, founder of ConceptkicksLab, a Footwear design and Development agency – and also Concept Kicks, a blog of reference about sneaker design. When I was student Mr Bailey published (still) awesome sketches from sneaker designers on his blog. It was a huge influence for me to become a Footwear…

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“Don’t focus on the end result, but your drawing journey!” – Roy Pallas | TIP 177

Hey, Today I wanna share with you a motivational TIP I learned from my friend Roy Pallas, from the French blog: Blog-le-dessin.com. (blog-the-drawing) I knew his blog before I met him in person. I am happy to say that his blog is full of generousity and kindness – like how he is in real life. Let…

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“I’ve no Design degree. I followed my passion and vision.” – Marc, a toy sculptor – COARSE

Hi guys, Today I have just met an amazing Toy artist in Bangkok! I though it would be great to share our meeting with you. If you love art toys, you might have heard about him: he’s Marc from the duet Marc & Sven from COARSE. I took the opportunity to have a chat with him…

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