Setting things in motion:
Leonardo da Vinci, centuries ago, kick-started some extraordinary creations, setting the way forward, for many creative individuals, throughout the ages, from around the globe.
10 Popular Design Careers
Web designer / Interactive Designer
Popular Design Systems and Platforms
From 3D Design Programs, to computer assisted technology - whatever happened to the good old pencil and paper?
CAD (Computer-Aided Design) systems
Awesome Design Resources
Check out How – everything there is to know about the design industry is here!
Design Indaba South Africa – www.designindaba.co.za
The Design Institute of Australia- a really well put together resource website, focussed on the Australian Design Industry
Design Week – a UK based Design Resource
Studying Interior Design in the USA and Canada then check out the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. They have a full list of institutions that offer accredited qualifications in Interior Design! Awesome!
Also check out Design Intelligence for a ranking of the Top Design Schools in the USA.
Japanese Streets: one of the first websites to cover Japanese fashion is English, its fun, vibrant and edgy. Check out their breakdown of design colleges in Japan!
Designingwithtype.com: Clever website about the field of typography, it even has a cool global list of art and design schools whereby you can study Typography. Nice one!
Design things we dig!
Addidas Design Studios: http://www.adidasdesignstudios.com
Shotoshop - these guys make epic designs and creations!
Makerbot: 3D printing just got super cool and oh so real!
Also have a look at CNN’s feature of the 3D Printing industry – a really well put together breakdown!
Check Career Discovery with the Harvard Graduate School of Design!
Born To Design: Powered by the team from Design that Matters and Solid Works…this is just an awesome project of taking ideas into development!
Global Creatures: The art – the design and the creativity that comes from this animatronics set-up is an example of the puppetry world on steroids!
Design Career Websites
Creative Pool – a very cool careers portal:
Behance.net – one of the best creative careers networks