Industrial designer Eric Strebel recently got his hands on a vintage Wire-O Punch for spiral bindings. Using that and an acrylic pour technique, he shows you how to make custom sketchbook covers with a trippy effect:
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A necessary step, but "the least enjoyable part of being an industrial designer…."
Get ready for some ID nitty-gritty. "Honestly, [this here is] probably the least enjoyable part of being an industrial designer for me," confesses ID'er Eric Strebel. "It's a huge amount of work to reach out and find a manufacturer and then sort through the data of quotes and numbers. It
Backpack Hanger CAD and 3D Print: Fusion 360 and 3D Printing on the Ultimaker 2+ Having gone through the mockup phase, the next step in the process of industrial designer Eric Strebel's Backpack Hanger is to CAD it up and 3D print a prototype. Here he dives into Fusion 360,
It's rare, but possible, that you're spending this Thanksgiving with a bunch of other industrial designers, rather than non-design-savvy family members who don't really get what you do. If that's the case, then you have a rare opportunity to have long, drawn-out discussions about design with your peers in a
Perspective, form, shadow, line weight, highlights and more
Last week's ID tips video about the Backpack Hanger Mockup Build is doing steady traffic, and this week industrial designer Eric Strebel's back with a rundown of the attendant marker sketching process. "This is part of the industrial design product development process that you would go though to develop a