Have you ever designed anything for designers? Recently I got a chance to design a placement brochure for our batch of Product Design Students of CPDM, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
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The task was challenging, as design is highly subjective. Everybody had ideas on how the brochure should look like and selling my idea to them was difficult. It was a great learning experience because some observations made by my design friends helped me to see areas that I overlooked.
Here are the design decisions I made while designing this brochure.
Continue reading Design – Brochure for CPDM
“A good, vibrant coloured football action photograph (like a bicycle kick or a slide-in tackle or netting-in the ball or a fight for the ball in the air) to your liking.”
This was one of the requirements I received from my friend describing the image to be put on a poster announcing the registration for a Soccer League.
As always, I designed three posters.
Continue reading Design – Poster for IISc Soccer League
“Raise your voice…”
‘Voices’ is a student magazine in my college with the slogan ‘Raise your voice, let yourself be heard!’ I got a chance to design posters that ask students to be a part of the magazine.
One of my earlier attempts of poster design for this same magazine can be found here.
Continue reading Design — Poster for Magazine: 2
Mosquito liquidators and heater machines have strong presence in the mosquito repellent market. Following is my attempt to design an in-store display for the liquidators and machines.
Continue reading Design — In-store Display for Mosquito Repellents
Recently, I did some concepts for a vertical display counter for spects and sunglasses.
Continue reading Design — Vertical Display for Sunglasses
Is it possible to design some interesting concepts for an ordinary tabletop display of energy drink cans?
Following are some of my designs of tabletop displays for energy drink cans.
Continue reading Design — Beverage Can Tabletop Displays
Some of my designs of dispensers for energy drink cans:
I have tried to establish a connection between each concept and ‘Energy.’
Continue reading Design — Beverage Can Dispensers
I do most of my product designs in SolidWorks tool. When I am happy with a rendered image of the model, I use Photoshop to enhance this JPG image by adding backgrounds. The only hitch in this process is cutting-out the model from its default background using a combination of Magnetic Lasso and Magic Wand tools in Photoshop. If the model is a complicated one, this process takes a lot of time and needs considerable patience.
Yes, there is always a solution to a problem. This is how I solved it.
Continue reading Transparent Background in SolidWorks Rendering