Category Archives: RESOURCES

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Learn How to Sketch and Communicate Form Easily Using Contour Lines

4 months ago

While most commonly found in topographic maps to illustrate elevation changes, contour lines can be equally effective for product designers and engineers during the design iteration stage. Among other reasons,…

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An Industrial Designer Shows How to Go From Analog to Digital Sketching with iPad Pro

4 months ago

If you count yourself amongst one of the early adopters of the iPad Pro, chances are you’ve also been using the device for the bulk of your digital sketching purposes,…

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Take Better Shots of Hands-On Projects Using Foot Pedals [How-to]

6 months ago

I love new types of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs). When it comes to demonstrating design projects, you typically need both hands – unless you’re a badass who can fold origami…

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Sketchfab Makes 3D Scanning Easy with a New One-Stop Commercial 3D Scanner Directory

6 months ago

Like 3D printers, 3D scanners are also rarely owned by people who don’t use them regularly – and the occasional need to use one rarely justifies the cost of owning…

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Spencer Nugent’s Latest Design Sketching Video Teaches You “How to Draw Anything”

8 months ago

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of industrial designer Spencer Nugent around here. The designer, who is well-known for his highly communicative design sketching abilities, is also the founder…

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Wacom’s New Bamboo Spark Lets Users Seamlessly Sync Analog Sketches to the Cloud

9 months ago

When it comes to saving sketches digitally, we’ve seen nearly every possible tool or gadget that could possibly be conceived: touchscreen stylus designs that emulate analog pens, sketchbooks that make…

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The ‘Real Markers for Photoshop’ Brush Set Emulates All of Your Alcohol-Based Markers

9 months ago

Although nothing will ever replace the experience of uncapping a fresh marker and “layin’ down” on top of a ready-to-go sketch, it can still be a time-consuming process that many…

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IFTTT Introduces ‘The Maker Channel’ for Makers and Hardware Developers

11 months ago

Since launching nearly four years ago, the IFTTT (If This Then That) web service platform has enabled its users to connect a variety of online tools and services through unique…

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MakerOS Is an End-To-End Business Management Platform for Maker Businesses

11 months ago

Running any form of business that revolves around manufacturing can be challenging – especially for small businesses with limited resources and bandwidth. While a well-organized team and sufficient capital investment…