A trick for artists and designers to beat the blank page

Hello guys! It’s raining. I stay home and I’m in the mood to sketch something. But what could I sketch? I don’t know what to sketch, and I’m facing my blank page on the screen. How to beat the Blank page syndrome? For years, I thought copying was Cheating. “Cheating is bad.” I told myself.…

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Go from bored at home to Creative drawings

When I ask my friends how things going with the confinement due to Covid-19, they tell me: “Home is boring. Help!”  And Yes, I agree. It is! But I believe there are 2 kinds of boredom: The “Passive Boredom” when you watch movies and scroll social media all day. The “Creative Boredom” when imagination activates…

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Don’t trust your first idea. Keep drawing more!

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 a 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…

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13 ways to boost your creativity and productivity as an Industrial designer

Being a designer is a “24-hour work”. You see, hear, eat, sleep as a designer. Everything that surround you is a source of inspiration. Under the condition that you are actively aware of it. To enhance your creativity, don’t wait for it. Provoke it! Actively pay attention to your surrounding like nobody else do, and…

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The top 3 skills you need to get in a quality design school

Disclaimer: Some private school may try to impress you with the latest technologies and software while the school may be an empty shell of design knowledge. If you hesitate to join a design school like I did, and you do not dare to apply thinking you are too weak, let me help you. You don’t…

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