I love to learn more about the everyday things people take for granted. Sometimes I spend ages looking for the right font for a logo or design. But here is the ‘why’ about that boring old reliable font, Times New … Continue reading →
Here are some longer videos on the design process. From ideation to full scale concept car. It’s a pretty good introduction to some of the concepts and ideas we cover in Design & Technology related courses.
I posted this video a few weeks ago using Twitter (@MrSully_) and it’s started to get quite a few retweets. So I thought, just for those people who aren’t using Twitter, why not? I should repost it here. [youtube=http://youtu.be/J5Vr9Rs8fBs]
Lego we all love those little bricks and yellow figs. It’s a rare ‘toy’ that allows for so much creativity and fun for all ages. For the first time, this year Lego has become the worlds second largest toy manufacturer … Continue reading →
This is just a follow up to an earlier post about a competition my Graphics Technology class became involved in towards the end of last year. I’ve recently received an promotional email regarding the V8 Supercar skinning challenge that my Graphics … Continue reading →
During my university days we watched a great short video series about the American design firm IDEO called The Deep Dive. I remember at the time being told that we’d have to order the tape (VHS!) from the ABC in … Continue reading →
Woodworking for Mere Mortals is one of my favourite Youtube channels, one that all Industrial Arts teachers should regularly check out. Over the summer break (Australia) they posted this little beauty, a charging station which I think may fit in … Continue reading →
Shapeways is one of several companies producing products for other people, using modern collaboration technologies and a growing ability for more people to produce 3d models. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJuTM0Y7U1k?rel=0&w=450&h=253]