Postal Portraits

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Using stamped and mailed envelopes from yesterday and a BIC pen, Mark Powell has created a very detailed set of drawings.  This is a very clever means of sketching.

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Pie Crust 1O1

General Design, Graphic Design, Innovators & Creators


This is one of the best uses of illustration for cooking I have seen.  Smart design if you ask me.

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Taking Sketches, Not Notes

Design Tools, Designer Profiles, General Design, Innovators & Creators


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This Core77 article is a good read for students and conference attendees who tend to make sketches, not take notes.  This article touches on how people can listen, synthesize and visualize what they are engaging in, and map out a sketch to better understand information in the future.

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From Sketch To Rendering

General Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Product Design, Product Innovation

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As every person in design knows, every idea begins with a sketch.  These sketches and rendering are very well done and show how the final design was created.  Great use of line quality, form and perspective help to share the idea with viewers in the sketches, and the computer-generated work speaks well of the concept that is divided luggage.

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Snack Size Crayons

General Design, Graphic Design


Okay kids, now you can officially eat your crayons! Consisting of dried bananas, marshmallows, bee pollen and wild sesame, these colorful treats can satisfy your hunger for creativity or a snack.

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