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The Sketchers section will help you boost your sketching portfolios and other design skills

The Winners of the Polestar Design Contest973 views

Open this article to discover the winners - There is a time for everything and today is the time to announce the names of those who have won the Polestar contest. And also release an awesome video of the contest story from the Polestar team.

PININFARINA 90+1 DESIGN CONTEST – NEW DREAMS FOR A NEW WORLD2352 views

When we dream of a better world to live in, we think of a world that is more aesthetically beautiful and friendlier, but also – and above all – safer, more functional, simpler, more relevant and personalised, in which all our experiences are unique, smooth and fulfilling. In a word, smarter.

How to design like Apple?5557 views

As an industrial designer, this should already be obvious to you, but… Among every designer I’ve had the chance to meet or coach, this seems to be wildly forgotten, skipped, or studied without purpose. The thing is that, your "DESIGN STORY" is created by finding reasons for your design to be the way it is.

Polestar contest – The Shortlisted concepts!5790 views

Below are the listing of all the Polestar shortlisted moving into the final stage. They went from 25 to 12. What will be next? Out of these 12, 2 of them will be selected, and a 1/5 model will be created for both winning concepts. So here is my question: Which one do you see winning the contest? Which one is your favourite?

Polestar Industrial Design Contest 20208082 views

The contest is open to ALL different fields within design (NOT only car design). Product designers, CMF, architects, design enthusiasts, inventors, environmental experts, students, professionals…. Everyone can (and should…) participate

Time to learn with a little book review: Sketching, Drawing techniques for product designers.5174 views

Hi everyone, Alex here. In this article, I’ll introduce you to the book that made me understand and love sketching. Far from being a fancy tool for Instagram, sketching is a tool to elevate your designs: It will help you to explore your ideas faster, get good at testing proportions and shape, and above this, it will make you become a real creative. Every designer has its own set of skills, this is the one I suggest you to start with.

Develop Your Layout = The way to Improve Your Design11703 views

You probably sometimes find yourself drawing 1 idea then wondering what you can draw next. Leading to you looking around with no ideas to sketch... Well, in fact you are more creative than you think and you can improve your designs easily by following this: The quickest way to improve your design is to draw multiple views of your product... Why so simple? 

How to Sketch Glossy, Matte, & Screens.4984 views

In this video, I show you how to sketch a screen and the difference between a glossy and a matte surface. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Youtube channel to see more and become a more creative designer.

Soft Electronics / A trend you can’t miss.14563 views

Today, I want to show you a trend which you should not miss and that you have probably seen many times already on the blog. I called it #Soft Electronics - which is: the implementation of soft textiles on consumer electronic products.