A series exploring over 50 core design concepts, from the 80/20 rule to storytelling, all based on Will Lidwell's landmark design books, Universal Principles of Design.
- Product Design
- CAD (40)
- 3D Drawing (16)
- Prototyping (13)
- 3D + Animation (11)
- Modeling (9)
- 2D Drawing (7)
- Manufacturing (7)
- 3D Printing (6)
- Rendering (6)
- Previsualization (5)
- Animation (3)
- Architecture (3)
- Automotive Design (3)
- Design (3)
- Documentaries (3)
- CNC + CAM (2)
- Particles + Dynamics (2)
- Business (1)
- Collaboration (1)
- Creative Spark (1)
- Design Skills (1)
- Drawing (1)
- Education + Elearning (1)
- Elearning (1)
- Higher Education (1)
- Instructional Design (1)
- Lighting (1)
- Materials (1)
- Page Layout (1)
- Project Management (1)
- Textures (1)
- video2brain (1)
- Autodesk (15)
- Inventor (9)
- Robert McNeel & Associates (6)
- SOLIDWORKS (6)
- Dassault (5)
- Rhino (5)
- MODO (3)
- The Foundry (3)
- Fusion 360 (2)
- 123D Catch (1)
- Alias (1)
- AutoCAD (1)
- DS SOLIDWORKS (1)
- Grasshopper (1)
- Makerbot (1)
- Onshape (1)
- Rhino for Mac (1)
- RhinoCAM (1)
- SketchBook Pro (1)
- Tinkercad (1)
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Learn how to design wooden furniture like this flat-stack lawn chair with Autodesk Fusion 360.
Learn the essentials of 3D modeling and rendering with Rhino for Mac. Discover how to use this organic but precise CAD software to design beautiful products.
Streamline the design of wire harness assemblies with Autodesk Inventor. Learn how to automatically and manually route wiring and use wire data from AutoCAD Electrical.
Streamline the design of routed tubing and hose systems with Autodesk Inventor. Learn how to automatically and manually route tubing through your assemblies.
Learn to model, texture, animate, and render 3D models and environments with MODO.
Start designing and collaborating in the cloud with Onshape, the first full-cloud 3D CAD system.
Get an overview of the modeling, sculpting, and rendering workflows in Fusion 360, the CAD software for product design and engineering.
Learn to create presentations and improve your documentation by examining the enhanced features within the Autodesk Inventor presentation environment.
Meet the designers of Prime Studio, a product and brand consultancy, and learn about the process behind their new line of collapsible home products, Squish, in this short film.
Learn about the new tools, features, and workflows in Autodesk Inventor 2017, the industry-leading parametric design system.
Learn SOLIDWORKS. Master the basics of this industry-leading CAD software with our introductory SOLIDWORKS training course.
Get up and running with Rhino for Mac. Learn about basic interface navigation, 3D modeling, lighting, and rendering in Rhino 5 for Mac.
Lock in your Inventor skills with a retro product design project for a vintage beverage caddy.
Review the essential tools and modeling concepts necessary to design efficiently in SOLIDWORKS.
Check out the new features and tool enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2016, the industry-leading 3D CAD software for designing sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, and tool-and-die parts and assemblies.
Follow Chris Reilly and Jason J Ferguson, makers and teachers at Eastern Michigan University, as they take ordinary objects and remake them into extraordinary works of art using 3D printers, mills, and lasers.
Takes you through the interface and key processes of Inventor 2016, including sketching, drawing, modeling parts, and building assemblies.
Leverage your experience with AutoCAD while migrating to Autodesk Inventor's specialized toolset for mechanical design, engineering, and manufacturing.
Learn to use the industry-leading modeling and refinement tool Alias Design, for surfacing, engineering, and creating high-quality, feasible CAD models.
Learn to scan a 3D object with your smartphone or camera and the free 123D Catch app from Autodesk.
Learn the basics of using Grasshopper, the visual programming add-on to Rhino, to create complex 3D models with simple math, algorithms, and repeating forms.
Bring your product designs into the real world with rapid prototyping. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the machinery, and insights into techniques such as 3D printing, machining, resin casting, injection molding, and more.
In this acclaimed documentary from the maker of Helvetica, renowned designers such as Dieter Rams and Marc Newson talk about the significance of the objects we surround ourselves with, and the people who make them.
Learn how to create models for CNC milling machines with RhinoCAM.
Learn how to set up your MakerBot 3D printer, prepare models for print, and troubleshoot printing issues with the MakerBot.
Learn how to create replacements parts for household appliances, furniture, and more with Tinkercad and a desktop 3D printer.
Learn about the key processes behind sketching, part modeling, creating assemblies, and drawing in Autodesk Inventor.
Automotive designer Veejay Gahir discusses his career, his influences, and his thoughts on the automotive design industry.
Learn how to sketch and render product designs like a Formula 1 steering wheel using SketchBook Pro.
Learn the basics of what 3D printing is and how you can use it to create amazing objects, from prototypes to working tools.
Start creating manufacturing-ready parts and assemblies, as well as detailed drawings and bills of materials with SOLIDWORKS 2014.
Learn how to build your own 3D design models and prototypes with the NURBS-based modeling tools in Rhino 5.0 for Windows.
Get introduced to MODO 701 and learn how to create 3D models, textures, lights, and renders.
Krista Donaldson, CEO of the nonprofit organization D-Rev, talks about improving health and prosperity in the developing world by combining great design and great technology.
The leaders of One & Co, an industrial design firm that creates products from touch phones to sporting goods and furniture, share their insights and expertise in previsualizing successful design concepts.
Introduces you to the MODO interface and workflow, teaching you how to create models, textures, lighting, animation, and finished renderings.
Introduces the interface and key processes of Inventor, the parametric design system from Autodesk.
Author and designer Dane Howard asks DesignworksUSA, a global design firm that consults for the BMW Group, to share their insight and expertise in previsualizing successful design concepts.
Shows how to create manufacturing-ready parts and assemblies in SOLIDWORKS 2012.
Shows how the 3D NURBS-based modeling tools in Rhino are used to create 3D objects for industrial design and rapid prototyping.
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