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by GURU
April 27th, 2010, 3:25 pm
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Sketch-Fu: Men's Footwear
Replies: 4438
Views: 1057677

Re: Sketch-Fu: Men's Footwear

@Choto Regarding the strap, my plan was that Nike should source it. From the left over pattern of bags or shoes etc. But however I did have another concept where the user gives a strap and then he could simply stitch or fix it onto the sandal instead of using adhesive. @ Yo and Kuchinsky Thanks a l...
by GURU
April 27th, 2010, 12:31 pm
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Sketch-Fu: Men's Footwear
Replies: 4438
Views: 1057677

Re: Sketch-Fu: Men's Footwear

Viper,

Great work! The only criticism I have is that it looks very feminine. "The user will have to just pull and insert his or her foot". It would be nice to see a 'Male' version of this sandal.

GURU
by GURU
April 23rd, 2010, 11:59 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Must read/have design books.
Replies: 15
Views: 1867

Re: Must read/have design books.

This is not "ID" but, it will help with your hand-skills and proportions....

bridgman's: Complete guide to drawing

http://www.amazon.com/Bridgmans-Complet ... 0806930152
by GURU
April 22nd, 2010, 3:08 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Must read/have design books.
Replies: 15
Views: 1867

Re: Must read/have design books.

The Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics:::

http://www.amazon.com/Handbook-Factors- ... 0471449172
by GURU
April 20th, 2010, 4:24 pm
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: NEW KICKS :: latest purchase
Replies: 755
Views: 283080

Re: NEW KICKS :: latest purchase

Just picked these up yesterday...
by GURU
April 13th, 2010, 5:54 pm
Forum: off topic
Topic: The Best Bad Movies of All Time
Replies: 51
Views: 7476

Re: The Best Bad Movies of All Time

TOP GUN!
by GURU
April 12th, 2010, 7:00 pm
Forum: off topic
Topic: The Best Bad Movies of All Time
Replies: 51
Views: 7476

Re: The Best Bad Movies of All Time

Barbarella.
by GURU
March 29th, 2010, 6:25 pm
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Anyone in china now?
Replies: 72
Views: 68824

Re: Anyone in china now?

Ha I just got back from China about two weeks ago. The brazilian bbq at the royal lagoon is a must hit spot at least once a trip. what are you working on while your there? as an aside, have you been running into 'worker shortage' problems? I've been there a few times. The have amazing capriana's. I...
by GURU
March 29th, 2010, 12:26 pm
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Anyone in china now?
Replies: 72
Views: 68824

Re: Anyone in china now?

AmplifiedCarpet wrote:I will be in Fuzhou from the 4th of april. Still deciding on a hotel though. Tip anyone?
I was there two weeks ago and stayed at the "Depo Hotel". It was nothing spectacular but, what do you really expect in Fuzhou / Putian? All you can hope for is a good breakfast buffet and a non smoking room.
by GURU
March 26th, 2010, 3:48 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: What would you do if you didn't do what you do now?
Replies: 44
Views: 4612

Re: What would you do if you didn't do what you do now?

.[/quote] Guru, what kind of set-up do you have for that? A purchased kit or something more complex? Sounds interesting during these tough times to brew your own.[/quote] LabRats, A Starter kit is $95. and a Deluxe Starter kit is $300+. If you are going to make this a real hobby I would recommend ge...
by GURU
March 25th, 2010, 5:38 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: What would you do if you didn't do what you do now?
Replies: 44
Views: 4612

Re: What would you do if you didn't do what you do now?

Ross McCoy wrote:
GURU wrote:What would I do if I didn't do what I did now.....

Micro brewer.
Can I work as a taste tester?

Ha! Sure. I've been brewing out of my house for a few years and would love to 'go big'.

Anyways.... It's an easy and fun hobby. Everyone should try it, at least once.
by GURU
March 25th, 2010, 2:31 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: What would you do if you didn't do what you do now?
Replies: 44
Views: 4612

Re: What would you do if you didn't do what you do now?

What would I do if I didn't do what I did now.....

Micro brewer.
by GURU
March 25th, 2010, 11:31 am
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Anyone in china now?
Replies: 72
Views: 68824

Re: Anyone in china now?

I just left DG last wednesday. (Sheraton Hotel)
by GURU
March 10th, 2010, 3:23 am
Forum: design in asia
Topic: Is Japanese or Korean more useful in ID?
Replies: 15
Views: 21047

Re: Is Japanese or Korean more useful in ID?

I'm in a factory in China RIGHT NOW so, i'd have to say:::

"ditto, ditto - Chinese (Mandarin not Cantonese)"
by GURU
March 4th, 2010, 1:21 pm
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: footwear designers!!!! PC or MAC
Replies: 41
Views: 10562

Re: footwear designers!!!! PC or MAC

Consumer Search 'Mac vs. PC' study::: "The unique qualities of the Macintosh operating system makes value hard to quantify. The Mac OS is superior to Windows for graphic design, desktop publishing (because Macs have flawless WYSIWYG -- what-you-see-is-what-you-get -- printing capability), music prod...