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Sketchbooks: The Hidden Art of Designers, Illustrators & Creatives

Sketchbooks: The Hidden Art of Designers, Illustrators and CreativesReview by Jennifer New Repository, Incubator, Laboratory, Sketchbook I had to chuckle when I read DRoB Editor Andy Polaine’s recent take on the creative process his review of Designers Don’t Read:

Universal Principles of Design

Reviewed by Rob Tannen. Although Universal Principles of Designwas published in 2003, I am embarrassed to admit that I only learned about it several years later via Amazon’s related books feature.

How do you design?

Hugh Dubberly from Dubberly Design Studios is writing a book called How Do You Design?, which examines design processes that they have collected over the years.

Process: 50 Product Designs from Concept to Manufacture

When I was a child I visited a Rembrandt exhibition with my father and remember being more fascinated by his sketches than the final paintings. Seeing the creative process in the quick lines of a pen and ink sketch somehow made the finished article more personal.