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So, you (really) want to Become a Designer? | It’s possible.

Have you ever heard about this? “You can’t have a career in Art. It’s a hobby.” This belief needs to be strongly demystified. It’s one of my mission with the Design Sketchbook blog. : ) Today, I still see plenty of people follow the “Corporate path” instead of listening to their “Creative calling”. I receive…

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How to become an Industrial designer | in 7 questions

Hello, It’s Chou-Tac, I’m very happy to have this conversation with you about Industrial Design. I received a series of 7 questions from Jimmy Huynh who has also a YouTube channel about Industrial Design. And he also has shared these questions with other YouTube channel designers. Alright, so let’s start. So with the 1st question!…

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Drawing Urban Sketching in Vietnam for a documentary! |Travel Sketchbook

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 results. . When I met…

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Why you should become a Product Designer now – Jongho LEE (SAMSUNG Art and Design Institute)

        Hello, it’s Chou-Tac,   Today we travel to South-Korea!   Let’s meet up with JONGHO LEE! I am glad he accepted today interview as he has a precious point of view about Why you should become a Product Designer now. : )  He has the willingness to share with us his…

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How to become more creative? (Tips from the artist: Renata)

HOW TO BECOME MORE CREATIVE Sometimes, we lack inspiration. We wonder what to draw and we face the blank page.  Junior artists to seniors artists, we all search for creative ideas. That’s our topic of the day in the artist interview above! I made this video with my friend RENATA. She’s an artist and she…

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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| Dwayne Vance | Designer Coffee Chat #2

I had the great honor 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 attachment for the products he created at Hot Wheels! To know more about Dwayne, here are the links to his work.…

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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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How Kasra progress fast in design sketching

Hello! It’s Chou-Tac, I remember how important it was for me to be inspired by other students 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 to Kasra Sadeghian,…

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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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How to become a Sports Product Designer | Adidas Performance, UVEX

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 Headquarters at Herzo. I was working in the footwear department and Noah in the accessory department. Once a year Adidas organizes a huge…

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Marvel retail store drawing - Edward Eyth

How to become a Concept Artist|Edward Eythfor Marvel – 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 to an amazing Concept Artist Designer and professor: Edward Eyth.    He worked on artistic projects for Steven Spielberg, Marvel, Disney, and he did concept design for the movie “Back to the Future II!!…

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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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How to become a Shoe designer? |with Mr. Bailey – Concept Kicks

Today we discover how Mr. Bailey’s experience can help you become a Footwear designer. Today’s interview is meaningful to me. When I was a student Mr. Bailey published (still) awesome sketches from sneaker designers on his blog. It was a huge influence for me to become a Footwear designer myself. I am so grateful for…

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