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by Waxy
May 10th, 2006, 6:02 pm
Forum: students and schools
Topic: College Industrial Design admissions
Replies: 6
Views: 2122

I don't know if youre serious or sarcastic, but you reminded me of this page my friend showed me a while back...

http://www.customcreaturetaxidermy.com/

it's actually really interesting, if you can get past the gross factor...
by Waxy
May 10th, 2006, 11:06 am
Forum: toy design
Topic: Lego Brand
Replies: 16
Views: 14298

Hi pezzy I actually have the original mindstorms kit, and I love it. but mindstorms came out at least five years ago and i'm talking about more recently produced kits. Lego has ALWAYS created a range of products for different ages, wasn't one of the first products a baby rattle? I'm mainly talking a...
by Waxy
May 10th, 2006, 10:14 am
Forum: students and schools
Topic: College Industrial Design admissions
Replies: 6
Views: 2122

I'm only going to start college next year, but having just gone through the admissions process, this is what i have to say... above all else, do the type of art you love. if you find yourself in the midst of a project wondering why you're wasting your time, chances are you are doing that project to ...
by Waxy
May 10th, 2006, 10:06 am
Forum: toy design
Topic: Lego Brand
Replies: 16
Views: 14298

Lego Brand

i apologize in advance if this has already been brought up... is it just me, or has lego really dumbed down their products? i'm 17 years old. i loved legos when i was a little kid. i recently walked into a KB TOYS for the first time in years and was disappointed by lego's new designs. the kits have ...
by Waxy
May 10th, 2006, 9:21 am
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Rehabilitate
Replies: 3
Views: 1619

Hi Mark, thanks for the welcome "I think we often design to prevent injury but not often we design for during, aid in rehab/ recovery." good point... however i don't know if designing a device to prevent one from stepping on a hockey stick while it is being pulled out from under you is very marketab...
by Waxy
May 9th, 2006, 9:43 am
Forum: footwear & softgoods
Topic: Rehabilitate
Replies: 3
Views: 1619

Rehabilitate

here is something I did recently. I call it "Rbk Rhb"... reebok rehab... an idea for a shoe that would accomodate an air cast for those in rehab. it would utilize the Pump technology in a majority of the shoe, so that the user could tighten or loosen depending on the amount of swelling in the foot. ...
by Waxy
April 21st, 2006, 12:51 pm
Forum: students and schools
Topic: RISD/Pratt
Replies: 23
Views: 9140

Yea, that's a bummer to hear. WHY are these schools so hated? what was your portfolio/book like that it looked "professional"? finally, do you see these "prejudices" ever disappearing? (your story is quite contrary to that of the Hildebrandt (Sp?) brothers- the ones who illustrated those lord of the...
by Waxy
April 21st, 2006, 9:31 am
Forum: students and schools
Topic: RISD/Pratt
Replies: 23
Views: 9140

a few points, I think both schools have their strong points. The ID programs at each are fundamentally VERY different. 1) the school names mean little in the industry, both have a soggy rep in the professional world 2) you can't take the facilities with you when you graduate (to paraphrase a long t...
by Waxy
April 11th, 2006, 6:10 pm
Forum: projects
Topic: Coming Soon.....PLEASE READ>>>
Replies: 15
Views: 8627

Jay, thank you for the clarification! I'm only starting college next year (aka not in the job realm quite yet) but this sounds intriguing. I hope to participate in this... when do you think it will start?

:)
by Waxy
April 10th, 2006, 9:40 pm
Forum: projects
Topic: Coming Soon.....PLEASE READ>>>
Replies: 15
Views: 8627

Hey,

not quite sure what's going on here. Can someone please explain?