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Just to keep the forum alive and kickin' ;)

 

Design Websites

  • www.core77.com - Popular ID Website (as if you dont know)
  • www.coroflot.com - Design Jobs & Portfolios (dont laugh, its just to document)
  • www.designboom.com - Industrial Design Website
  • wwww.idfuel.com - Industrial Design Website
  • www.yankodesign.com - Industrial Design Magazine
  • www.id-mag.com - Industrial Design Magazine
  • www.dexigner.com - Industrial Design News Site
  • www.productdesignforums.com - Design Forums
  • www.greenerdesign.com - Articles and Guides to Designing Green

 

Industrial Design Guides and Tools

  • www.mediarocket.com/colorchart.html - Color Charts, pantones, RGB, hexadecimal
  • www.designcouncil.org.uk/en/About-Design/Design-Techniques/Ergonomics-by-Gary-Davis/ - Ergonomics Primer
  • www.ergonomics4schools.com/lzone/workspace.htm - guide to designing physical workspaces
  • www.webcredible.co.uk/user-friendly-resources/web-usability/user-centered-design.shtml - User Centered Design - methods guide
  • trace.wisc.edu/world/kiosks/itms/needs.html - User Needs Analysis - discussion of how to design for users' needs

 

Organizations

  • www.icsid.org/ - ICSID - International Council of Societies of Industrial Design
  • www.idsa.org/ - IDSA - Industrial Designers Society of America
  • www.cfsd.org.uk/index.html - CFSD - Center for Sustainable Design

 

Industrial Design Blogs

  • www.designsojourn.com - Design Blog
  • www.planet-industrial-design.org - Design Blog
  • designcorner.blinkr.net - Design Blog
  • www.studioclues.com - Design Blog
  • www.creativefluff.com - Design Blog

 

Regional Industrial Design

  • www.idasia.org - Industrial Design - Asia
  • designeast.eu - Industrial Design - Central and Eastern Europe

 

Other

  • www.conceptcar.co.uk - massive concept car archive
  • www.simkom.com/sketchsite/ - Some good car sketches
  • www.idsketching.com/ - Sketching tutoreals

 

Hope it helps :)

Cheers,

Abhinav

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Guest abhinav

Keep sharing some useful stuff.

 

An interesting article on 'Eight real ways to build your creative skill set'

http://www.coroflot.com/creativeseeds/2008...genius_trap.asp

 

Jonathan Ave on Apple's Industrial Design Strategy

http://www.designsojourn.com/jonathan-ive-...esign-strategy/

 

Design mind - Interesting Interviews on Innovation

http://designmind.frogdesign.com/blog/auth...novation-1-on-1

 

D-Thinking Vs B-Thinking - An interesting perspective on innovation, design and business

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/conte...41/b4004401.htm

 

Design Crux - Storyboards, Scenarios, Design personas

http://www.designcrux.netfirms.com/designex_storyboard.html

 

More to come..

-Abhinav

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Online tool for color matching and Palette design

http://colorblender.com/

 

Some cool sketches from Scott Robertson

http://www.drawthrough.com/

 

Informative research documents and findings, a good pool of information

http://delicious.com/

 

Resource for free fonts

http://www.goodfonts.org/

 

Texture Library

http://textures.forrest.cz/

 

A set of some good tutorials for Photoshop

http://www.good-tutorials.com/

 

Answers to gluing problems, good help for prototyping

http://www.thistothat.com/

 

Basic Anthropometric chart

http://www.roymech.co.uk/Useful_Tables/Hum...uman_sizes.html

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