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by aedesign
December 5th, 2008, 12:59 am
Forum: sketching
Topic: Pilot Hi-Tec C Pen
Replies: 23
Views: 38071

Hi Tec C Pens

The best benefit I found when I got mines (heard about them from the Feng videos) is they don't smear or bleed when you marker over them. They were developed for kanji writers who write very small and often smear other pens. I still like a good cheap bic for the expressive lines, but if you are goin...
by aedesign
September 22nd, 2008, 8:41 pm
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Help? First time designing a laptop bag for production
Replies: 6
Views: 2052

Thanks! Some more questions

Thanks David! Can you point me in the direction of some bag manufacturers? THis is going to be for a Major laptop MFG, So quantity won't be an issue. They should probably be Asia based. I just don't know where to begin looking. I'll use the Photo reference till I pick up the Lingo (Whats Turn on Tur...
by aedesign
September 22nd, 2008, 8:17 am
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Help? First time designing a laptop bag for production
Replies: 6
Views: 2052

Help? First time designing a laptop bag for production

Hey all!, I was recently asked to look into designing a laptop/messenger bag for work. I am the only US based designer, and have an ID background with a lot of Design engineering experience. What I need help with is: Sourcing manufacturing and materials Specifying materials and colors Standards for ...
by aedesign
June 26th, 2008, 2:08 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: WTF? :: Red Dot Award Winner?
Replies: 72
Views: 12092

Design Awards

Has anyone tracked the market success of these award wining designs? As product designers, if it doesn't sell, at best it is art , not product. At worst it's intellectual masturbation. We, or our self appointed representatives, have recently stated that for every $100 spent on design, Companies see ...
by aedesign
February 7th, 2007, 7:41 pm
Forum: portfolios
Topic: Portfolio w/ lots of sketches
Replies: 2
Views: 2550

Say three nice things and then...

Hey x0, I too like the sketches and renderings! Good stuff. The design exploration is really interesting on the espresso machine, and the opportunity insight on the tri running shoe is excellent. Great start, I wouldn't worry too much about not having enough to show, but that's not saying don't put ...