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How I made the collages on my CSM portfolio

It used to annoy the sh*****t out of me when people'd see my blog posts and videos showing my portfolio, and all they could ask was "How can I make collages?". I go through this whole trouble of researching, writing and reviewing a long-ass article; taking pictures; shooting and editing videos (that are planned and scripted btw)... and all you can ask me is how to make a collage, which is literally cutting and pasting pictures together. But then I think of my pre-CSM days, and that's always humbling enough to keep me doing what I do. In this video, I share: Why and how I started making collages; How you can use collages for Design Development; Different techniques I now use to speed...

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How I made Tech Packs for my first drop

Even though I went to technical school first, I only learned about Tech Packs when I got my first job, as a Product Development Assistant. This was back in São Paulo, Brazil, and all our manufacturers were local sewing workshops or independent seamstresses with a sewing machine in their backyard.They'd come to us, we'd have a chat about the design we wanted to make; give them the fabric, buttons and labels; sometimes lend them one of our pieces to copy; and they'd return in 2-3 weeks with a prototype. If it sounds too casual, well, it's because it was. And chaotic as hell. Most Fashion brands are, so all my jobs were less about making Tech Packs, and more about organisation: tidying up the...

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