What is Concept Design and Why Do We As Designers Need It?

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“What is concept design?”, one might ask. Working as an industrial designer is fun and all BUT there’s a problem. It requires talking with engineers. And engineers tend to destroy the aesthetics of a design and only focus on cost, manufacturability etc. Yes, they are needed and sometimes you just gotta compromise. But there are…

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Perspective Sketching Made Easy: From Coffee Cups to Cars


Perspective Sketching Made Easy: From Coffee Cups to Cars is my new course on perspective sketching. What’s the course about?  Many of us have seen the conventional way of sketching in perspective. Whether it’s 2-point or 3 point perspective, they ALL follow certain rules. In this class, I’m going to show you a completely different way of…

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Tesla Model 3 Renders All Other Small-Sized Sedans Obsolete

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So this beautiful sculpture, the Tesla Model 3, essentially renders all other small-sized sedans obsolete, or am I missing something? Because who in their right mind would go out and buy a brand new Audi A4, Mercedes C-class, BMW 4-series or the like when this is available for a similar or even lower price? It’s…

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Top 10 Ugliest Modern Cars That Should Be Banned


We all have our favorite cars and car designers. For me, a car is a piece of art, a sculpture, a work of passion. But sometimes, things go wrong. Very wrong. Here are my top 10 ugliest modern cars that should be banned from the streets.   1 – Pontiac Aztek The mother of ugly…

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BMW 9-Series Coming in 2020


If you think the BMW 7-series isn’t big enough for your needs (I can see that being an issue here in America, where ANYTHING bigger is better), you are in for a treat. According to Car Magazine, the bosses at BMW have decided to bring the concept Gran Lusso Coupe, shown at the 2013 Villa d’Este…

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