Tag Archives: sketching

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

5 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…

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Friday Smackdown: Sap Swindler

9 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…

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

10 months 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…

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

1 year 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…

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

1 year 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…

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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…

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

2 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…

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Toaster Extrudles: Analyzing the Emerging 3D Printer Pen Industry (Part 1 of 2)

2 years ago

Several months ago, the world was presented with the “3Doodler”—at the time, a conceptual analog device proclaimed to be the world’s first 3D printing pen. After achieving much notoriety, esteem…

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Need to Hit ‘Refresh’? 10 Great Free Resources for Product Design Students and Professionals

2 years ago

Stepping back into the school routine after a summer of endless squirt gun fights, milk chugging competitions, and road trips to obscure Route 66 destinations can be hard…we’ve been there….