Consumer Product Design of the Year – PIA 2013

One of the projects I worked for at D3O got the Consumer Product of the Year award at the Plastics Industry Awards 2013. For this project, I worked as the sole designer and during development as a project manager and test engineer. The product has several features that set it apart from any...


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DIY Cintiq

A few years ago, when the Wacom Intuos 4 first came to the market I bought one, so I could do 2D industrial design concepts. Up until that day I was always making hands sketches, scanning them and then retouch and finish off in Photoshop or Illustrator. So i though the Intuos would help me to go...


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Inspiring CVs

I am in the lookout for a full time morning job once again. This time in an unfamiliar country China, so I have decided to update my cv and portfolio and make them a bit more “eye catchy”. Looking for inspiration I put up a gallery with examples of creative and inspiring CVs from...


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Autodesk 2012 products lineup

Autodesk released the 2012 version of its animation and sculpting products yesterday at April 7th 2011 The Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites 2012 as called includes: Maya 2012 3D Studio max 2012. Pending the Design version Softimage 2012 Mudbox 2012 and Motionbuilder 2012 The new features for...


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Kubic Edge Touchscreen MP3 Player

Kubik Edge Touch screen MP3 Player – Inside view I never had an mp3 player other than the one in my mobile phone. So I decided to buy a cheap player to start with. I concluded that Kubic Edge 4Gb + the delivery charges from amazon.co.uk was the best possible option. Prior to purchasing I read many...


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Web site update April 5th 2011

I just finished redesigning my new website. Although looking similar with my past design under the hood i used Concrete5 cms. I am not sure if that was a wise decision. My previous website used to run on Joomla but was hacked several times. I decided to use Concrete5 because it is flexible and easy...


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Marvelous Designer 3D for cloth designers

I often bump into new software that didn’t know exist, software that promise the starts but are just like everything else already in the market. But this one is different. It is a cloth design software were you use real patrons. The result is being projected real time on a model and from a...


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V-Ray1.5 Service Pack 3

New version of V-ray is available today for download from Chaos Group website New features include: Linear Workflow, Mesh-based lights, V-Ray light material as direct light, V-Ray Fog environmental effect, Vector Displacement, Import Proxy as mesh, Support for Max Arch & Design materials and...


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Editing Photoview 360 2010 materials

I was about to post an article about using Modo materials in Photoview when I discovered that someone already did that, but anyway this is my version with a bit more information. Most Solidworks users are likely to have tried Photoview a drag and drop rendering application. The biggest limitation of...


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100+ new modeling features for 3Ds Max 2010

A new post today talks about the modeling features of the upcoming 3D Studio Max 2010. Autodesk incorporated Polyboost into Max or better they acquire Carl-Mikael Lagnecrantz creator of Polyboost :-) Most noticeable improvements are: Paint Deform – New set of sculpting brushes. ...


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