How to draw [Random product] design in 4 steps | Industrial Design Sketching



hi guys my name should take from the design sketchbook calm and what we see today is how to draw better in 3d with the random product techniques in four steps so let's start to do it through all right so all right so the pen that I'm using here is a technique with in pilot 0.5 and advantage of it is that it's actually provide quite a good flow of ink so the step 1 here is to draw some random shapes is always flat and in 2d and it's quite convenient to draw some which is more organic some of them that look like some how like some kind of beans but try to try to give some different size and different arm some different size and different look to them so after that the step 2 is to draw the contour lines and if you see the contour lines or mostly like somehow submit giving some symmetry axis to to your shapes and with the control to magic wife the controller is like for organic shapes you can decide whether you want to show some hollows or so on dampen it with obvious contraband actually with you you couldn't express this as fast or using just like a shade of gray and all that but here we are just doing some fat sketchings so we we want to show the minimum with the minimum of lines the maximum effect of the volume you so the first steps here is actually now we have the the main shapes of our of our volume in 3d so now we can add actually more definition to them we use our first contour lines as a guide and then we surround them with more confidence which is going to keep them more dester more look to a look which is much closer to a product but we see for the first steps much later how how to give some more details on it so yeah roughly I like to play with it exists and if you see like there's a lot of imperfections all the lights are not perfect I don't hesitate to exaggerate sometimes to get to the outside of the outside of the lines but with the flow view and the training you will get more and more accurate all right here here here's our footsteps before that last guest is actually adding more detailed census where you feel free to get inspired from stuff which is around you I can arrive Patrese you electronic pens computers and so on in look up close you will see like all the details because the details and actually very type of details like like weather induced or details functionals and the comic shows if you look for induced or details you you may look at screws it joins the cables whatever is useful or you put up whatever is which is important for your product to be assembled and then the second one is that functions is like order or all the patterns the plugs icons the volume button for examples are led office detail actually allow the users to to understand and use a product that product and the last one is actually all the commercial details is like the logo the barcode the composition of whether maybe the ingredients if it's a packaging and so on and all these details are going to give life to your products because this is what make your random shape here to have somehow significance but remember that the play of this game here is not really looking at the real function of it is just about playing with new shapes so it doesn't really matter if your representation of that product doesn't really mean anything how it's not function homes it's fine because it's just an exercise for you to lose your complex about the blend page if you don't also start you just get this exercise as a warm-up more and more you do that exercising based one day that when you restart or will project people real brief your your mind and memories we have assembled so many new shapes that your your memory of shape is going to feed your inspirations and this is where you can really start more confidence in the future so that's pretty clear that you you just need to to focus on the drawing the new shapes and not much into the functions and so a I'm drawing the grooves which is giving some more details here and don't know acetate to give them more thickness to to your to your objects so the shadow here is going also to contrast with the rest and a load to your product to give more consistence is like more weight to it as you can see like the p2p piece but I add on the other product here like going out this poking out of the main shape of it this is what is going to give more life to it and all right and so then if you want to separate some pieces you don't feel free to to use I'm hatching to separate the different pieces and he's going to give more contrast to be able to your part and indirect the eyes of the the readers are on the details that you want to pop out so when you you also also drawing some offsets ellipses are you free to use some contour lines to to to make it even more obvious so remember that when you Yuto so draw very lose are always moving always turn the paper and your your elbow is not fixed on your on the table you need to have a very good freedom of movement for your wall arm and ever new your shoulder it is moving if needed so yeah so small small details make the difference if you can see you just add a bit of details and already you're you it'll shape please giving some somehow aura of life and get the call that I'd like to use it like just as a one wire which is super good free I don't go much into the details for the cost it's just fine I get the hatching is also quite convenient to show nd when the surface has different angle and I like to use different type of hatching to art just to represent different surface of material here is quite difficult to give something pressure with the intern all right so a little bit of line weight as well so if you see like initial a contour lines that I used from the beginning I use them as a symmetry axis like from the part from the left to the right you understand that the product is symmetrical as actually knighted as actually like ninety ninety percent of the object on earth a bit more details so I love a lot I think a logo on on the product that really give like the computer composition that is more much more like finish so feel free to add the logo in different places on your product on different products to experiment it's like for example like a new way of adding logo like if you can remember like the north face jackets which is on the back right which is quite quite innovative quite new but you don't know why like slightly composition is well done and this is what you have to chain on your eyes is where you should put your logo for the composition to be well done and by this the logo is not floating on your product choose the right size to the right place and it's gonna be fun because we can see like the shapes here as quite a bit a vote from from the start and is a lot of ah just like a crochet do is you just need to follow the different steps to get this results because although your brain to get from general to more specific you little by little of each steps you add more and more things and you the previous thing is helping you to improve it as you just use a previous information as a guide to carry on and to make it better and better Oh you all right so I think it's pretty much done so here I'm just doing some bit of refinement for the presentation I didn't exist to give some more dynamics and just giving some more contrast to it is somehow I almost am and I prefer is just like the moment of the refinement cooking is done and you just need to consider it small small details and yeah she shaped remind me the minions I don't know why me before the meat around me in the center of the head you know just like others traps and collected my camera which was in front of me and critics from Miami were strapped in why not just adding in and trying to get separation from the surrounding yeah like somehow like the Polaroid camera all right so that's pretty much done I think okay No okay yeah I think I feel like this drawing was not I was to blink so I try to add a bit more contrast into it so I'm gonna convert gonna add a bit of value of gray into it and to make it more more copy out form from the presentation boards you okay I'm done yep thank you for watching okay yeah so if you'll be in a design sketching so just feel free to download the books it's actually for free it's all going to allow you to make your first steps so your first steps in design sketchings and teaching you how to better master your pen and with some simple shape and get an introduction to perspective so yeah for the assignment of the day you can rewind the video and and then take some film checked around you such as a phone and preferred players mass camera or even kitchen where's your observe then you look at the details the patterns the icons every single details like the edges how sharp they are or how round it we are we all the logos and societal etc and try to understand the language of every single hardware that you are trying to do to sketch and then you practice a random product challenge the proud random product techniques to together or all these information and try to put them into these random shapes train and feel a lot of piece of paper with it and you improve your definitely your equality of lines you will prove my vision treaty you will get more familiar to the happy accident as well which is about creating new shapes like randomly you know you just flow your lines and then submitting new shapes appear in full of you because you're – connecting all these all these things to create new forms yeah you put in practice your memorial forms importing that the forms that you knew before so more you Joe better you stronger you will be and more flexible you will be as well and so it's going to let your ideas flow faster so have fun and let me know how it goes cheers see ya hi guys today we are going to see how to sketch a 3d volume from any 2d shapes using the contour lines

How Much Do Industrial Designers Make?



welcome back to the channel guys Jimmy here so as industrial designers we constantly strive to get better and better at what we do better at sketching better at model making better at CAD better at giving presentations or talking to people or communication we constantly strive to get better and better at design every single time we do it if you're passionate but of course industrial design is very much a passion as it is a career now a career is something that you do to earn a living something that you do to make some money so guys today I'm going to talk about how much do industrial designers make I first got to tell you guys that it really just depends but of course it depends I hate when people say it depends but it's so true it just really depends on the individual on the individual designer how hard the individual is willing to try how good they are what cities they live in what companies are working for or or how hard they're willing to ask for raises to push their career ahead so now that we got that all cleared up I looked this up on Google and what Google told me was $65,000 all the way up to a hundred and four thousand dollars I guess if you're a rock star designer that's how much money they make but it's just such a wide number it's not satisfying my question it's like I guess they're saying if from 65 to 104 I'm gonna make somewhere in between that so I'm not gonna go with that I'm actually going to go with what I've been told by my other designers being a part of the community I know a lot of industrial designers and we tell each other how much money we make and guys it just really depends like I said on what city you live in so if you know how much money industrial design is making your city leave it in the comments below I'm pretty sure a lot of people would be interested in knowing how much money you guys make in your area so in Southern California what I've heard from senior industrial designers is that first starting off first graduating college they make anywhere from $25,000 all the way up to $50,000 I scene which is pretty good if you can make $50,000 being fresh out of college that's your you're doing a good job for yourself so that's all salary but how much do industrial designers make per hour so I talked about this in the last video interns they get paid anywhere from $10 an hour up to 15 bucks an hour and if you're employed if you're an employee at a company you get paid anywhere from 15 all the way up to 25 bucks an hour now you could also be an independent contractor and usually you're the one who sets the rate so it could be anywhere it could be $50 an hour could be 60 it could be a hundred anything that the client is willing to pay and anything that you think you're worth but what I've seen in Southern California it usually ranges around $20 an hour being a new intro independent contractor if you're a kind of a veteran you know you get paid anywhere from 35 to 50 and the highest I've seen anybody get paid as an independent contractor is $60 an hour so guys you actually can get paid as much as you want if you're an independent contractor setting your rate and if the client is willing to pay for it but honestly guys if you're a viewer of my channel if you're a viewer of my videos I want the best for your careers I want you to get paid as much as you possibly can as an industrial designer that's the whole point of this channel is to inform you so that you can make the right decisions to put yourself on the right path for success so guys if you want a raise go ahead to your boss tomorrow give them a number and tell them the reasons why you want it because you need a fight for what you think you deserve now of course you don't need to even deserve it because I've seen a lot of people get things that they don't deserve so don't think that if you don't if you don't think you deserve it that you can't get it because you can what I like what I've seen a lot of people do is that they just get too scared they don't want to ask for money they think that it's too confrontational or or that it's weird asking for money but of course guys everybody wants more money everybody that there's no shame in asking for more money so go ahead forget all of that and just fight for what you want all right guys I hope you learn something in this video give me a thumbs up if you liked it leaving a comment down below if there's something else you want me to talk about please share these videos with other industrial designers if you know that they're also willing to work hard and boost their career and of course if you haven't checked out my last video I talked about three ways how students could start making money as industrial designers if you haven't seen that yet click right here that will bring you right to the video also guys if you know how much money you make around your area or other industrial designers leave that in the comments below because I'm pretty sure other industrial designs would love to know that also hit that subscribe button so that my videos come straight to you and I will catch you in the next video peace

Lecture on Introduction to Industrial Design



hi everyone welcome to fusion law school let's take our first step of learning all about Industrial Design and their protection in India now imagine I'm a product designer at the home appliances manufacturing temple I spent months on designing and creating a cool-looking deadline like this one after that what happens is the product becomes a success however just then I realized that my competitors have started to manufacture similar-looking declan so what can I do can I stop others from enjoying the benefits of hard work and creativity that I have put in in designing the desk lamp and that sort we will discuss in this module in this module we will learn first what is the industrial design and how to protect them second how to find an application for registration of indents in the night first what is piracy of registered design and remedies against it so why industrial design should be protected to grab the attention of buyers an article must be visually attracted visual attraction enhances the marketability of the article to be protected the design of an article must appeal to the eyes of consumer therefore any product design is primarily of an aesthetic nature although sometimes the design of a product may also have technical features as well like this one this electric socket was designed by a French designer for Legrand in addition to its aesthetic aspect it also provides a functionality of closing or hiding the electrics pockets when they are not amused and opening them when they are required this provides better safety as well as an aesthetic improvement over regular electric sockets however industrial designs as a category of intellectual property law refers only to ornamental or aesthetic aspects of a product the law protecting designs is governed by the designs Act 2000 this act has replaced the design type 1911 and industrial designs add commercial value closed products by making it attractive the manufacturers therefore pay adequate attention to the designs of the articles they produced for this purpose they invest substantial capital and carry out research legal protections therefore becomes necessary for the creation of new designs and their application to articles as it ensures a fair return on environment in order to understand this type of intellectual property it is imperative to first understand two definitions provided under the design pack 2000 first definition of the term design second is definition of the term article section 2 D of the design side 2000 defines design to me only the features of shape configuration pattern ornament or composition of lines or colors apply to any article whether in two-dimensional or three-dimensional or in both form by any industrial process or me whether manual mechanical or chemical separate or combine which in the finished article appeal to and are judged only by the earth this provision further provides that this term design does not include first any mode or principle of construction or second anything which is in substance a mere mechanical device or third in treatment or post any property mass as defined in Section 479 of the Indian Penal Code or any artistic work now let's discuss this definition a little more detail the definition makes it clear that design means the feature of shape configuration pattern ornament or composition of lines or colors applied to an article and not the article itself this definition is applicable to an article in two dimensions or three dimensions of or in both form in simple words a design consists of first a three dimensional features such as shape of product second two dimensional features such as ornamentation pattern lines or color of a product or third a combination of one or more such feature so what does the term mirrors mechanical device me a mere mechanical device or a functional design is not reducible under the device back while pattern or an ornament would ordinarily be applied to an article shapes and configuration becomes the article itself design in that sense relate to the non-functional features of the article in simple language a design which has some functional attributes cannot be registered under the design act this is the essence of section 2b of the design however what happens in cases where the design while fulfilling the test of being appealing to the eye is also functional in such areas the House of Lords in the case of EMP incorporated versus utility rightly limited held that where a design would perform particular functions but the designers had also added some features of a that appeal to the eye and was additional or supplementary to the function the design could be registered so what is the importance of eye appeal for a design it has been held in various judgment that the I alone should be the judge of identity for the purpose of deciding whether a particular design has been violated or not the design should be protected provided it was not merely analogous and that the test of novelty is in the eye of the church who must place the two designs side by side and see whether the work for which novelty is claimed is named a design is applied to an article and that's why it is the second most important definition under the design that article is defined under the act as any article of manufacture and any substance artificial or partly artificial and partly nature article also includes any part of an article capable of being made and sold separately which means that the part of an article has a commercial identity in the market offers own and not when incorporated as a part of another article you might have seen that for a limited period nextly IC is offered with a priest upon a design registration can be claimed on the unique design of the zipper even if it is the part of another article when this we would like to conclude the introductory video on the design act in the next lecture we will discuss the procedure involved in registration of industrial design in case you have any doubts about this lecture we request you to please reach out to us on doubts as usual law school in the end thanks for watching the picture hi viewers to know more about us please visit fusion law school calm or you can also visit us on Facebook Twitter or Google+ links are provided here to stay updated subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking on the subscribe button if you like this video please like share and comment down below

10 INTERESTING Facts About Industrial Design



so I was just recently talking to my boy Anton an incredibly talented industrial designer and what he was telling me about is a website called data USA and I guess what this website does is it gathers a ton of public information and bundles it up into a very nice and digestible way they just recently came out with a page about industrial design so what I did is I looked through this page and I gathered up 10 interesting facts that you might not know about industrial design number one the average salary of an industrial designer is 52 thousand 705 if you want some more detailed information on how much industrial designers make check out your welcome number 2 in 2014 1838 students were awarded an industrial design degree that's kind of crazy compared to something like graphics design we're about 13 to 15 thousand students graduate every year number three the average industrial designer in the workforce is 40 and a half years old number four the highest amount of industrial designers are found in New York New York San Francisco California and Savannah Georgia whoo we're halfway there guys number five the average tuition price of an in-state school or public school is around eight thousand six hundred dollars but if you want to go private or out-of-state that's gonna cost you a crazy thirty-five thousand five hundred dollars oh my gosh it better be worth it to go private number six oh I got to use two hands now out of the top five most common jobs that industrial designers find themselves in miscellaneous managers is one of them which is also the highest paid job out of the top five damn it I need to be a manager number seven this is a weird one but there is an a usual amount of industrial designers that are working in the careers of dance and choreography who'da thought number eight eighty-nine percent of all industrial designers have a bachelor's degree while ten percent have mass degree and only 1% of industrial designers have an associate's degree whoa all right guys almost there number nine sixty-one percent of all industrial designers out there are male that's not a surprise and finally last number 10 as far as gender and ethnicity the most common industrial designer you will find are white males than white females than Asian males hey alright guys so that was really fun let me know what you found interesting about industrial designers that you might not have known about or if you know any other weird statistic about industrial designers let me know down in the comments also remember to hit that thumbs up button if you liked the video and also hit that subscribe button so that my video comes straight to you I make videos every Monday all right guys it was great seeing you again I will catch you in the next video peace

Industrial Designer VS Product Design Engineer! Job Listing



yo yo what's up design lifers welcome back to the channel it's Jimmy and I'm here to help you with your design life a lot of the times you guys ask me questions and I'm happy to help you out but there are some answer or but there are some questions that you guys ask and I really don't know the answer to them usually a lot of questions I'm still trying to learn here too and I don't got the answers to everything question that you guys have been asking me and I kind of wondered the same thing and so I kind of just want to learn this along with you guys so let's just go on the journey and learn what a product design engineer is it's called product design engineer and so it's kind of like who who are these people you know what do they do why why do they have the word engineer in their name are they product designers or the engineers you know so it's always been very interesting to me set up just you know going ahead and googling this and reading out a definition of what a project design engineer is I like to do is to jump into an actual job listing of a company looking for a product design engineer and look at all the different responsibilities that they list out and what they expect for this opening that gives me a real you know realistic view of what they actually do on a day to day basis let's just jump into the computer and just learn together what project design engineers are and how they differentiate all right designers I found this listing on the good goob and it is for Google and so let's hop right into it product design engineer consumer hardware if I see a listing like this should I apply for it am i the right person for this type of opening it says product design in it but it also has engineer at the same time so let's see what they actually are looking for I'm not gonna read all of this he'll probably skim through it real quick a member of a fast-paced multidisciplinary team you will use creative and diverse range of engineer experience to explore solutions a variety of engineer problems ok immediately it already sounds to be very very engineering now I wonder what kind engineer is a mechanical electrical what type of engineer are they actually looking for as a product design engineer you participate in the design analysis prototyping of new concepts that's kind of like what we do I mean I do analysis and prototyping of new concepts as a product design engineer you endeavour to reinvent the shape of electronics by balancing comfort performance and appearance wearables VR pixel laptop tablets chromecast and home ok googles mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally acceptable and useful only one thing consistently stands in the way between our users and the world's information hardware our consumer hardware team research ok Volvo law so essentially you're going to be developing a product all right I know I jumped around a little bit there guys but you guys can go ahead and check out the full listing read it yourselves links should be down in the description okay so responsibilities manage the subsystems and/or individual parts designs from the concept to production so pretty much developing it from concept all the way up into production essentially what an industrial designer does oversee supplier partners of subsystems and/or individual parts design from concept to production ok so this is usually when they have an in designer fly to the Far East sometimes to check out some of the suppliers check out the production line and just actually meet the people and sometimes when you build that relationship you can have lower prices later and have more trust that the supplier will pull through with your order root-cause design challenge is to improve design to successfully take products to mass production so diagnosing figuring out problems no big deal exactly what we do design for function reliability human factors manufacturability and cosmetic requirements so some of these I would say are more stronger suited for engineers like probably manufacturability possibly reliability but as far as like function as far as human factors and cosmetic requirements those are what industrial designers do so three out of those two I would say are highly highly favoring industrial designers so next is qualifications minimum qualifications are a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering sure product design alright so there we go that is us there's no doubt in my mind now that this job listing is for industrial designers product designers this is exactly what we do I was actually unaware that we can also be applying for product design engineer positions but apparently industrial designers and also mechanical engineers can apply for this position alright so four years of relevant work experience with consumer and handheld product design so that's essentially what I do I am a consumer electronics designer I design things with PCBs in them experience with CAD tools Pete see creo and mechanical simulation tools okay so this one is probably more engineer I wouldn't have this stop you guys from applying because this is just one bullet point you know somebody has to sit here and and create this list here and you also can always learn this on the job if you tell them that you know how to use SolidWorks really really well creo is like Pro II it's a program that everybody uses over in the far east in China all the suppliers all the engineers that's the program that they use and it's very similar to SolidWorks so I'm pretty sure that it's it'll be very easy to learn if you already know how to use a CAD program specifically SolidWorks that's actually a program that I'm gonna learn pretty pretty soon with coming the next couple months and manufacturing simulation tools okay that's something that could could be learned on the job as well experience with mechanical design of plastic and metal components PCB FPC okay so PCB is essentially just circuit board printed circuit boards and those are the little green boards or whatever color they're in now and that's where they solder on all the different components like chips and all of those resistors and whatnot and acoustics used in consumer electronic products okay so no big deal there guys eight years of relevant work experience so that is a big one I do not have eight years of experience I have about two years of professional experience and so I wouldn't I want to hold this I wouldn't have that hold me back from applying to this because I feel that if I were to go into the interview show them my work I am confident with my work I'm confident with my skills I have done things that other industrial designers haven't done yet and so if I were to sell myself you know be professional address will do everything that I promote here at design life then I'm sure that me and you guys will go in and crush it and maybe I mean some places are just very strict depends on the place the pen the person running depends on the person hiring if they really really really need an 8 year and you know what it's cool just to go in because maybe they won't hire you for this position but they'll hire you for another position that happens so often guys just don't let things stop you go ahead you if you can do all of this stuff don't let that eight years of relevant work experience stop you just go ahead and meet them figure it out go through the interview process and then you know even if you don't get it you'll learn something from it I wouldn't let that stop me at all experience collaborating with in instructional design and electrical teams okay and hands-on fabrication experience booyah easy alright guys you know that is exactly what we do as industrial designers you know product design engineers apparently we can do that too I know that as industrial designers we need to know just as much we don't know the technicality we don't know the physics we don't know the numbers but we need to know just as much when it comes to what will work and what won't work alright guys that is about it for this video I learned a lot just from reading this listing and it actually is super cool open my eyes and open me to even more possibilities that I was unaware of and I hope that it did the same for you guys if you learned something from this video definitely hit that thumbs up button and also if you want me to do more of these videos there are other cool listings that I found and so I am happy to go over it with you guys and it's cool making these videos too I learned a lot as I go with you guys so definitely leave it all down in the comments let me know what other things you want me to talk about hit that subscribe button guys so that my videos come right to you guys and don't forget to hit that Bell button don't don't don't forget to hit that Bell button so that you will for sure get notified when I upload my next video which won't be tomorrow because actually it is my birthday tomorrow I'll be turning 28 years young and so I'll probably just you know do something fun go out to dinner um but I will be back on Wednesdays guys visit design life brand.com to grab an awesome awesome design life t-shirt if you identify as an industrial designer or any type of designer a product design engineer this is the t-shirt to represent yourself design life brand also follow us on Instagram hashtag design life brand to check out our original daily content that we create and post on a daily basis which is a lot harder than it seemed guys all right my name is Jimmy and I'll catch you all design lifers in the next video peace [Applause]

Why I QUIT my DREAM JOB as an industrial designer



going so I have something to show you what kind of a surprise as well my wife she works at a shelter and we found this dog day hi how are you she actually didn't get along with thee I guess the owners didn't get along with her so it was either take her here or she would actually be put down it's gonna be here for a couple of days and hopefully we can get someone to adopt her right you want to get adopted if you know anybody in the Tampa st. Pete area who wants a dog she's super friendly and good with cats as you can see so if she's super chill and if you know anybody let me know what is up everybody is Myron here with a new sketching video and I'm just gonna doodle in this video not really sketch anything in particular but what I am going to do is I'm going to talk about the journey to becoming a designer and why what I'm doing right now and why basically the story behind what I studied and what I worked where I work and what I'm doing right now it was a question in the comments on I think the previous video so I thought why not make a video on it and doodle something at the same time if you've been following my journey for a while or my Instagram or YouTube or any of the social media I think you know that I'm from Sweden and I write now I live in the u.s. I live in Florida I started the I always wanted to be a designer and my dream when I was a kid was to was to work as a designer sketch cool stuff next to the beach and that was my main goal for four yes since I was like eight years old I always want that that was what I wanted to do so I started by you know I always had a passion for sketching obviously because that's what I love doing and I thought how can I make a living sketching stuff and especially how can I make a living sketching stuff while I live next to a beach in a sunny warm place so that was kind of what I had in the back of my head for a very long time and I kind of led all my decisions that that guided my decisions so I studied I applied for bachelor degree in industrial design in Sweden and then I got in and as soon as well it's called mid Sweden University great school had a lot of fun I met some awesome people there good friends that I wish were living closer but it was a great time and that was three years after that I felt like cars are you know I love to sketch cars so maybe I should try becoming a car designer so that's what I did I applied to Italy to SPD and same thing there I got in to SPD in Milan and that was a year of master degree so that was cool got in there got to sketch some cars and this is kind of where where things started to change for you know for me because I had this image of what a car designer was and what what you did as a car designer but that image China changed in Italy I kind of need naive image of what I was going to do I thought it was gonna sketch cool cars all day but obviously that's not how car design works and if you're a professional car designer you're probably laughing at me right now which I totally understand that was not what I was going to do so I cannot Italy kind of gave me the feeling that there's a lot of politics I guess involved in car design and who gets picked to do what and stuff like that and you know personally I don't want any of that stuff all I want to do is to sketch things use my markers my my legendary big pen at this point and some some random printing paper and just sketch things that's that's what I ever wanted to do I thought I wanted to be a car designer but not really so hokey run so let's cut to after Italy I got my master's degree now I guess I was going to apply for a job somewhere I still had the dream of living next to a beach so I applied to to I worked a bit in Italy and Switzerland for that was very short time around three months I think after I graduated we did some I just did some concept sketches for for a couple of companies there and after I left that place I went home to Sweden and started applying the crap out of you know company so I just applied everywhere there was abroad and that met the criteria of having a beach close to so I I applied back to South of France Italy Australia I applied here obviously to the US I even applied to Canada because I thought why not I mean it would be a cool country to go and work working so I sent out I still have my old emails in my old Gmail account of all the applications that I sent out and there were a lot of applications allah-allah a hundreds maybe a hundred a day for a month or so to all kinds of companies letting them know what you know what I have to offer so I tried to do some research I didn't have a template of an email that I sent out so this took a lot of time but what I did I tried to research the company that I was sending the email to and tried to figure out what my specific skill set could help them with so what if I was the owner of the company and I was applying myself to my own company how would I present myself as a potential employee at that at my own company yeah I want to know what I can bring to the table that's number one why am I paying you to be here in my company so I was trying to figure out what they needed help with and if I was a right good fit for them if I actually can help them if I if I knew that I couldn't help them with my skills I just wouldn't apply simply simple like that long story short I got the job in Florida moved over here spent it was a small design studio I spent about a year and a half there I quit that job because I felt something was missing I went online I started the sketch monkey that's that's what I wanted to do I wanted to sketch I didn't really want to go through an entire project it took six months and do sketching for two weeks and then just do rhino and alias for I don't know how long months I just didn't like to do that and I also felt like the 95 style of lifestyle is just not something I can do I don't like to be told when I can do something I don't like anybody else to have control over my time that's a that that kind of came slowly that that realization just getting to know myself basically over these years what I actually want to do and I didn't know that from start I thought I wanted to work as a designer but that that was not the case so fast-forward I got another job in Deerfield Beach which is close to Fort Lauderdale and it was a great job a great workplace everything was perfect I had my car my Mustang and you know all the everything you can ask for from a from a job basically but I still wasn't happy and I couldn't really figure out why until I realized that you know either you keep going right now you're very comfortable I'm very comfortable at this job and I can do this for yeah sure I can I can stay here and do you know be comfortable or I can just go for whatever what it is I really want to do which is to sketch everyday and what I'm doing right now like talk with you guys and sketch on a video this is what I want to do with my time like I love doing this so I can't do it when I work at 9:00 to 5:00 and this is not my only light this is not this is definitely not the only thing I do during my days I have a couple of online businesses that I started as well in outside of sketching that doesn't have to do anything with anything to do with design it's a couple of ecommerce businesses so I spent my time doing that and it's going really well at the moment I'm not you know I don't regret anything because I I don't like being comfortable when I feel like I get too comfortable I know that something has to change and that's exactly what happened and when I quit my job so I quit my job in August of 2016 and I've been self-employed ever since since that day and I would not change change it for anything so I guess I hope that answered the question that was posted how did I get here Oh or I just wanted to I don't think I ever told told you about the whole story like this before so I think it's a good idea to do that and if you want to be a designer I mean go for it until you're there you don't really know what you're going to think about it if you're gonna like it or not so the only only way to do that is to basically you know just go ahead and go after it and then when you're there you might love it I don't know I know a lot of people a lot of my friends designer friends just love their jobs which is totally cool happy for them it just wasn't for me and that that applies to any job I just don't like having a job that's that that's the main I guess the main issue or if you want to call it an issue or whatever but the main main thing here so I it's not that it doesn't matter where I would work it's still the thing the thing about owning my own time that's the most important thing for me and you know I don't want to have to talk to engineers all day which is great because I gave engineers a sketch like this and you know what's what happens I see the product gets engineered which means that basically ruins everything that I want want to put in the product it's either too costly or the you know the they don't have the molds it can't create the moles to create it and boring stuff like that did I don't really care about which makes me a bad designer I know but that's the whole reason why I quit the design industry and just focus on sketching these days so that's that's about it I mean I don't know what else to tell you if you want to know anything else just let me know more than happy to talk about anything you want to know I've kind of done the journey to you know to get from wherever you are right not to becoming a designer so if you have any questions about that just let me know and I'm not sure where I'm going with this sketch it looks like what am i this is like the this car right here is the template of a 3/4 rear view that I sketched whenever I when I don't think about what I'm sketching like right now I didn't even like whoa it's a car here I didn't even think think about sketching when I was sketching this so I guess this is my default design and I think you know that because this car is all over my youtube channel maybe I should maybe I should build this car someday that would be cool but just focus on what you want it because I think I think it takes some time to get to know what you really really want to do that's not something you know when you're like 18 or 20 and under I don't think you know really what you want to do because even if you think you do that it's going to change that's about it comments below if you have any questions I'm gonna stop this video right here and that's about it thank you so much for watching I hope I didn't ramble too much I don't know I probably did but it's alright I hope you got the yep the points across I hope to see you next time and take it easy guys you

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hi I'm Sophie Dupree I am a mother of two young kids they take a lot of my time and I also play football it makes me switch off from business life and private life and like Matt's and I like Sciences but I don't like the really deep way so I really prefer to put science into practice and that's Engineering I work for the Atlas Copco compressor technique in Belgium at the air tech division the work culture of its to my own values if you say innovation commitment interaction I like to change and to improve and to do it better every day and also the interaction I like a lot because I believe if you work together you achieve more I'm materials engineer for me materials are the core of a lot of things all kind of sciences are involved because you need to process it but then you also need to shape it you need to think about what is happening on microstructure level to get some specific properties I keep always one thing in the back of my head and that is never say no to an opportunity where you don't have experience yet it Able's me to enlarge my comfort zone and to grow further I think for everything there is a time to learn that's also something I always say to young people go through that fall and just do it having the experience of working for two other companies the moment when I started at Atlas Copco it felt right the fact that it's a large company that's what I like because you have a lot of people and if you are struggling with something you always find someone you can ask for a second opinion so I think it's a very professional organization and they also give you the opportunity to develop and to grow and create my own and that is fantastic