Resource Articles

Oct 22, 2006
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These are the list of great resource articles on industrial design that can give you a head start in your career!

Design Thinking

1) Design Thinking is Killing Creativity (Start here!)

2) How Can We Fix the Problems of Design Thinking

3) Design Thinking is Killing Creativity, A Presentation Redux

4) User Centered Innovation is Dead

Popular Design Articles

Good Books on Design Sketching

20 Awesome Educational Videos on Design

30 Essential Books for Industrial Designers

Principles of Good Design

25 Bad Habits of Industrial Designers

How to be a Design Superstar!

5 Secrets of Strategic Designers

Essential Websites for Industrial Designers

10 Tips on Landing You a Design Job! [Link]

7 Ways of Unleashing your Creativity. [Link]

Do I have to be able to draw well to be a good designer. [Link]

Tips on how to improve your drawing ability. [Link]

Six Tips for Managing Design or Specification “Creep”. [Link]

The future relationship of IP and Industrial Design. [Link]

A petition to bring back buttons on phones. [Link]

Is Good Design Art? [Link]

Let’s talk about Design Strategy and Sustainable Behaviors. [Link]

Teaching creativity a possibility or myth? [Link]

Asian Companies able to Embrace design as a business strategy? Link to [Part 1] and [Part 2].

The Future of the Industrial Design Discipline . [Link]

Other Popular Running Series

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Industrial Designers :

How to Be a Better Designer?

Part 1: Just Do It!
Part 2: Have a healthy curiosity
Part 3: Know thy self
Part 4: A fine line between Arrogance & Confidence
Part 5: Left/Middle/Right Rule

Mastering Design Theory.
Part 1: Reflection
Part 2: Is this logical?
Part 3: What is the big idea?
Part 4: What should the right form of the product be?

How to Buy Concept Design Equipment?
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

Why I hate digital media?
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

How I Crossed the Threshold into “Design Entrepreneurship”.
Part 1
Part 2

How do I be an Industrial Designer?
Industrial Design 101: How I am going to build an iPod Killer! Really?
Industrial Design 102: Competitor Audit and Analysis
Industrial Design 103: How to know your target consumer intimately?

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