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by _smart_works_
June 13th, 2010, 6:27 am
Forum: consumer products
Topic: iPhone 4... thoughts?
Replies: 64
Views: 11062

Re: iPhone 4... thoughts?

They actually developed their own stainless steel alloy for the case. I would like to have a leather pad on the back, no doubt a company will make ones that you can take on and off without leaving residue or anything. I might just get a nice case from Hard Graft for it, even though it looks beautifu...
by _smart_works_
June 12th, 2010, 5:20 am
Forum: design employment
Topic: Diversification
Replies: 19
Views: 2116

Re: Diversification

Lmo wrote:
Our profession needs practitioners who are also mentors, advocates and evangelists.
Word.. .
We should have a secret society, a designer version of the Illuminati :D
by _smart_works_
June 9th, 2010, 3:26 am
Forum: design employment
Topic: Diversification
Replies: 19
Views: 2116

Re: Diversification

yo wrote:"Cacti" that is....
Damn... when i was typing it I knew it looked wrong but i couldn't for the life of me remember the proper spelling

Severe Dyslexia is a pretty good excuse for poor spelling :P
by _smart_works_
June 8th, 2010, 5:09 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: Diversification
Replies: 19
Views: 2116

Re: Diversification

yo wrote:Otherwise it's like planting a cactus in a rainforest and saying to it "look at all these other plants, they're flourishing here, why can't you?" but he can't because he is a cactus and he needs the dry desert.
Wait a sec, Cactus's cant grow in the rainforest ?!

that shatters my whole ecosystem
by _smart_works_
May 14th, 2010, 5:58 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: BBC Documentary Season on ID
Replies: 43
Views: 3688

Re: BBC Documentary Season on ID

Yea there was quite a bit of architecture today.

I love those lamps, my dad has the normal sized one but i want the big one haha
by _smart_works_
May 14th, 2010, 9:44 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: BBC Documentary Season on ID
Replies: 43
Views: 3688

Re: BBC Documentary Season on ID

bumpedy bump

next episode on tonight, how about we pick our favrouite product on it and report back afterwards ?
by _smart_works_
May 14th, 2010, 9:43 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Why is I.D. such a boys club?
Replies: 24
Views: 2316

Re: Why is I.D. such a boys club?

95% women ! Dammit i should have done interior design !!!! hahaha

at my uni they say its 60/40 boys to girls
by _smart_works_
May 14th, 2010, 9:40 am
Forum: portfolios
Topic: who should host a portfolio web page?
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: who should host a portfolio web page?

I can second what benny said.

Godaddy is good and very cheap, i recently hosted a website and I knew nothing about hosting or anything like that.

I do see tutorials about wordpress everywhere and some amazing sites are made with it so that would be a good option too.

good luck !
by _smart_works_
May 9th, 2010, 5:36 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Need some input for first aid kit survey
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: Need some input for first aid kit survey

I did a really good (well i think so) re-design of the first aid kit for a portfolio to show when going to univerity. I dont have a digital copy on me but perhaps you should think about the layout inside, identical packaging is very confusing when you are panicking. Try to make things openable and u...
by _smart_works_
May 7th, 2010, 5:27 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: BBC Documentary Season on ID
Replies: 43
Views: 3688

Re: BBC Documentary Season on ID

I saw it and it was very interesting, this episode focused on the roots and beginnings of industrial design in the pre and post industrial revolution period. There was also modern ID with the head of design from ford (forgot his name :S eek) Dieter rams and Nato Fukasawa were fantastic, i love their...
by _smart_works_
April 22nd, 2010, 5:11 pm
Forum: consumer products
Topic: Apple's next iPhone
Replies: 90
Views: 8751

Re: Apple's next iPhone

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

want want want !
Love the new look, even if its not the 100% final design Im happy with the direction they are going, it looks like a higher quality phone than the 3gs
by _smart_works_
April 22nd, 2010, 5:08 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Has anyone seen "Genius of Design"?
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: Has anyone seen "Genius of Design"?

This looks very promising,
I would also really like to see this :D
by _smart_works_
April 8th, 2010, 3:25 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Now that Hypershot is no longer, what would you use?
Replies: 16
Views: 1527

Re: Now that Hypershot is no longer, what would you use?

Ooooo looks good, The UI looks nice too, somehting that was lacking on other renderers i tried.

I'll keep my eye on that, Thanks :D
by _smart_works_
April 3rd, 2010, 6:27 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: best laptop computers for ID (the list)
Replies: 81
Views: 16614

Re: best laptop computers for ID (the list)

For my upcoming design course I am getting;

15" Macbook Pro
Intel Core 2 Duo
320GB hard drive
2.66 GHz
4 MB Ram (can be upgraded to 8)
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M + 9600M GT with 256MB

I will also install windows on it so i can use the windows modeling software
by _smart_works_
April 3rd, 2010, 6:23 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Prezi
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Re: Prezi

its quite fun, but beware of crazy movements as they can disorientate people and make them dizzy.

I think a powerpoint/keynote presentation with a really slick theme and the right fonts and pictures can look alot more professional