In my general surfing I found Jason Santa Maria’s views on Keeping a Sketchbook .
Designers need to be visual leeches, constantly cataloguing and recording information like a camera that’s always snapping photos. As designers we really never stop working, every thing thing we see, every thing we hear and experience shapes our creative process. A sketchbook serves as a physical repository for all of those outside stimuli.
It’s a brief but relevant article considering the recent discussions within the community of textile practitioners who are online.