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by cuototo
March 9th, 2010, 11:44 am
Forum: design in asia
Topic: what about Taiwan?
Replies: 12
Views: 13201

Re: what about Taiwan?

by cuototo
March 9th, 2010, 7:20 am
Forum: design in asia
Topic: Is Japanese or Korean more useful in ID?
Replies: 15
Views: 21124

Re: Is Japanese or Korean more useful in ID?

I have to agree with all the previous posts... there are more mandarin speakers than Korean or Japanese. You not only have to think about the current state of things... china will keep on growing and improving their design capabilities. Still... it all depends where you want to work, or who you want...
by cuototo
March 9th, 2010, 6:06 am
Forum: design in asia
Topic: what about Taiwan?
Replies: 12
Views: 13201

Re: what about Taiwan?

It is very difficult to tell shortly and reality has many different faces. I have been in Taiwan for 2 years now, working with an ODM (P##A), and know designer working in A##S. None of the foreigners on these 2 companies are happy for many different reasons. (avoid these 2 if you can). The local des...
by cuototo
November 24th, 2008, 10:25 am
Forum: software and technology
Topic: V-Ray vrs Bunkspeed HyperShot
Replies: 25
Views: 13987

I'm wondering if HyperShot can manage the following:

1. Layers
2. Cameras
3. Complex UVs.
4. Displacement

Does anybody know?
by cuototo
July 21st, 2008, 11:05 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Form ALWAYS Follows Function?
Replies: 43
Views: 7888

I found this quote today, I think it has an extra part we don't see too often: Less is only more where more is no good. Frank Lloyd Wright And my favorite: “In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take ...
by cuototo
July 19th, 2008, 1:10 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Form ALWAYS Follows Function?
Replies: 43
Views: 7888

First tel your boss that he is correct (to end the discussion). Then, explain that aesthetics also have symbolic functions. The "look" of the product is directly related to perception and how it will be interpreted by different market segments, how it will affect branding, and how it will be used by...
by cuototo
July 19th, 2008, 12:25 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Which Language is more relevent?
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Learn Mandarin, there are far more speakers. (it will also be easier, since mandarin has 4 tones and I believe that Cantonese has 8 tones).

Regards from Taipei!
by cuototo
April 11th, 2008, 9:54 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: Design job in SOUTH AMERICA?
Replies: 8
Views: 2497

As surfbitter said, in Argentina you'll find mainly furniture, packaging and POP. There is also some product design, but difficult to get the job. Here is a site where you can get some info about the design scene: www.cmd.gov.ar And the jobs section: http://www.cmd.gov.ar/servicios/?info=bolsa_pedid...
by cuototo
April 11th, 2008, 9:26 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: need a simple portfolio site
Replies: 14
Views: 8982

If you want a gallery, you can also try:

http://www.picsengine.com/ (free)

http://www.imagevuex.com/ (paid)

regards!
by cuototo
November 20th, 2007, 11:14 pm
Forum: portfolios
Topic: Designer's websites
Replies: 49
Views: 104834

by cuototo
November 2nd, 2007, 9:27 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Your cool point of view
Replies: 0
Views: 480

Your cool point of view

A cool friend of mine is doing a research to find a more accurate meaning of "cool" when talking about products. As Dr. Eden Yin , University Lecturer in Marketing at The Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK, says: "Cool" is a word often used to describe anything attractive or impressive....
by cuototo
October 30th, 2007, 10:36 am
Forum: design employment
Topic: Is there any other portfolio site like coroflot?
Replies: 4
Views: 2471

also check out http://www.behance.net/

new site, interesting tools
by cuototo
October 25th, 2007, 7:37 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: Best Design Interview.
Replies: 13
Views: 3233

Here you can try some tests: http://www.similarminds.com/

Have fun...
by cuototo
October 25th, 2007, 10:07 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: colour blind design
Replies: 23
Views: 2681

Here is an interesting link about color blindness: http://www.colormatters.com/v_colorblind.html

And a couple good sites about color:

http://www.colourlovers.com/
http://kuler.adobe.com/

Do you guys know of any other resources?
by cuototo
October 22nd, 2007, 4:39 pm
Forum: business practices
Topic: product volume estimate
Replies: 14
Views: 6846

The best you can do is get a market research book. There you'll find extensive explanation of demand forecasting techniques. There are qualitative and quantitative types of research, it all depends on your needs and on the information you can get. There is no magic formula, and the quantitative mode...