Tag Archives: sketching


The Golden Ratio Coloring Book Puts You in the Head of a Mechanical Drawing Mastermind

4 weeks ago

As a teenager growing up and living in Venezuela, architect and illustrator Rafael Araujo became enamored by the intelligent patterns found in nature, particularly after learning about Phi – otherwise…


This Flying Pantograph Drone Could Make Vertical Whiteboard Sketching Obsolete

1 month ago

As a research group focused on making user experiences more seamless, natural and integrated into our physical lives, MIT’s Fluid Interfaces research collective exists at the forefront of what’s next…


Moleskine’s New PRO Collection Wants to Bridge Your Creativity and Productivity

8 months ago

When it comes to sketchbooks, most people have a tried and true formula that ranges from specific binding styles and paper types to stacks of whichever recycled paper is available…


Friday Smackdown: Sap Swindler

12 months ago

It was a long corridor woven with vines and beast furs, damp yet glittered with the lightening all around. Who would they find? The one they sought. Dry, old, stacked…


Be Ridiculous: New Short Film Explores the Mind of British Inventor Dominic Wilcox

1 year ago

For some, working between the worlds of art, design, craft and technology seems like a part of your everyday workflow. For inventor Dominic Wilcox, these means literally taking objects and…


Behind the Design: The (Re)Making of an Already-Successful Quirky Product

2 years ago

Along with other Quirky hits such as the more recent Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner, the Pivot Power falls in line with one of Quirky’s well-positioned design strategies: make existing…


New Documentary Explores Why More People Than Ever Are Turning to Analog Tools in a Digital Era

2 years ago

If you were asked to present a sketch for a new product design concept in the next ten minutes, there’s a good chance you would probably reach for a pen…


Tool Pen: A Multi-Tool Pen Inspired by a Cheap Pencil Design

2 years ago

Open up the pockets or bag of your nearest design or engineer buddy and you’re bound to find at least a couple of common items: a sketchbook, a pen, a…


Toaster Extrudles: Analyzing the Emerging 3D Printer Pen Industry (Part 2 of 2)

3 years ago

In theory, if I were to take a hot glue gun and adapt a CNC-machined nozzle with a heat-sink on it to replace the existing glue-gun nozzle, then I could…