Category Archives: Designers Interviews

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

Today, I am super happy to share with you the 1st Design Sketchbook COFFEE CHAT! 🙂 I hope to interview more designers around the world to demystify the creative and design industry. This morning, we welcomed Michael DiTullo: “There is someone behind every object you see around you!” 🙂 Today I have a special designer guest that…

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Toy Designer | Dwayne Vance Interview (Hot Wheels)

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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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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Guillaume Bouvet, a Custom-made furniture designer

Today we meet Guillaume Bouvet at Lyon, in France.He is a custom-made furniture designer, working with wood.He will give us an essential lesson for any industrial designer. If you love working with wood, and designing furniture, you might want to see that. 🙂   I remember, when I was a student in my design school,…

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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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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? | Mr. Bailey – ConceptKicks.com

mr bailey footwear designer interview

Today we discover how Mr. Bailey’s experience can help you on How to become a shoe 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…

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Why does a designer need to sketch? | With Nick Huber – Mesh01

Why sketching is so important for a designer ? Nick gives us also precious advices about how a student or junior designer can rise his chance through his abilty to sketch to be spotted and get hired by the brands. We have today the privilege to receive Nick Huber, who is the Director of Design…

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“We have to get out of the comfort zone” Interview with an Industrial design student – Nicolas Gomes (France)

Nicolas is a French student in Industrial Design who has recently achieved with success an Internship at Salomon. Nicolas’s experience has a lot of positive insight so I though you may be curious to know more about him as much as I am ! 🙂 Tell us about you ? My name is Nicolas Gomes,…

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What is sketching and digital tools value in design| Martijn van de Wiel and his class

Martijn Van de Wiel is an Industrial Design teacher at the Eindhoven University of Technology – I was pleased to be invited as a guest to converse with him and his sketching class. We did a Skype call in Singapore – Netherland and had a great time sharing some points about Product Design and Photoshop.…

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