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Is it competitive to become a Designer?

“Is it competitive to become a Designer” is a legit question. But… It also means:  “Is it risky to become a Designer?” Alright! I will answer this. First,  I want you to reverse this question to trigger something important. Ask yourself this: “Is it risky to miss your chance to become a designer and trade…

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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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How to Draw a Cube | Fast and Easy (from Imagination)

HOW TO DRAW A CUBE (WITH THE XYZ AXIS) Transcript: Let’s draw cubes with the xyz axis! x y z axis helps you visualize in 3 dimensions. You will draw cubes from any viewpoints and from any directions and we are going to get this x y z axis to help you to better visualize.…

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How to be in the top 10% student (School of Art and Design)

You aim for an interior, architecture, fashion, transport, or product design school… Great! But When you sign one of these schools of art and design, you know you will sleep less… and you will face plenty of obstacles on the way to graduation. Let me show you how I survived my design school and target…

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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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Why a good relationship designer/technician counts more than any skill?

  Whenever we have a problem, we dig in the past to find a similar case to solve the case. I believe there is an even better approach: To do the same, but add in a pinch of creativity! To do that, we have to be ready “to reconsider the truth”. Your interlocutor may be…

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Anybody can sketch. Quick test in 4 steps.

I’ve just went to the money changer of Raffles place (in Singapore) to get some Thai Baht as I am flying to Bangkok tomorrow! 🙂 This afternoon, I stop for a while at a cafe Paul to sketch. I am preparing the next week course of [Sketch like the Pros]. I’ve just took a picture…

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Sharpen your sense of proportion | TIP 153 | VIDEO

Let’s continue with the video tutorials exported from the exercises you can find in the book: the Designer Starter Kit. Feel free to download it and find the right elements for a good start in Design sketching. This week we already saw in the video: How to draw straight lines How to draw perfect squares…

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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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How to start drawing anything better in 4 steps | Random Product technique |Tip138

If you often wonder what to draw,today, let’s look at a 4 steps tutorial that will help you better draw any Product design in 3D. It’s perfect training for whom face the Malediction of the Blank page, where you may face these challenges: No inspiration, no ideas Even if you have ideas, you can’t visualize…

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Get a high distinction choosing a great topic | TIP137

Wether you study Industrial design for 3, 4 or 5 years, you might end given a project to carry, defend and promote yourself for several months. The main obstacle you shall meet is the choice of your topic. Make sure it has a great potential, and that you love it ! I remember for my…

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Making it Manufacturing techniques for Product design

  Let me share with you guys a book I bought a couple of years ago. It’s about Manufacturing for product designer. MAKING IT, from Chris Lefteri. Chris Lefteri made this book to be approachable for students and to whom want to get a solid base without going too deep. I actually read this because…

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How to draw a girl wearing a Nike Tennis outfit in 4 steps

How to draw a girl wearing a Nike Tennis outfit in 4 steps Today is a quick tutorial of a Nike Tennis ware fashion illustration. I sketched and render in Photoshop and show you the process with the 4 main steps. All was done with a Wacom graphic digital tablet. From left to right: (Final…

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“Bad artists copy, good artists steal.”, Salvador Dali

A few days ago I was invited to the manga convention Manga Festival, which was hosted in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.* * I’m living here for two months. The convention wasn’t huge, but it attracted lots of passionate people, including cosplayers of the same excellent caliber as you’d find at Comiket in Japan or…

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