Posts by Simon Martin

Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.
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Converse Celebrates the Intersection of Skate Culture and DIY with the CONS Project

4 days ago

For decades, DIY and skate culture have gone hand-in-hand across countless mediums. Whether it’s creating a custom skate deck design, a layout for a backyard skate ramp, a skate video,…

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MarkForged Unveils the All-New Mark Two Industrial Strength Desktop 3D Printer

5 days ago

When they first unveiled their Mark One carbon fiber 3D printer in San Diego at SolidWorks World in 2014, the MarkForged team – led by former aerospace engineer Greg Mark…

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Yves Béhar Blends Digital Features with the Analog Experience for the New Super 8 Camera

7 days ago

From the resurgence of movie franchises based on comic book characters to the growing trend of vinyl record sales and hi-fi audio, the demand for bringing back the past has…

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How to Make a ‘Power Drill’ From Natural Materials if You’re Ever Stuck in the Wild

2 weeks ago

With over a million views on his primitive technology-related videos, the YouTuber appropriately known only as Primitive Technology has indeed found the recipe for viral success. While primitive technology and…

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This is What Happens When You Pour Molten Copper into a Coconut

2 weeks ago

Whether it’s a cantaloupe, an anthill, or even raw steak, there’s no shortage of what’s possible for testing the effects of casting or pouring molten metal in or on natural…

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Slingshot Master Joerg Sprave Creates a Gatling Gun from Pressurized Coke Bottles

2 weeks ago

Whether he’s preparing for the zombie apocalypse with his Slingshot Zombiehammer with Skull Ejector or devising new ways to split Oreo Creme with his Oreo Separation Pump Gun, Jorg Sprave…

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An Industrial Designer Shows How to Go From Analog to Digital Sketching with iPad Pro

2 weeks ago

If you count yourself amongst one of the early adopters of the iPad Pro, chances are you’ve also been using the device for the bulk of your digital sketching purposes,…

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Ultimate Upcycling | Forging a Knife from Fish Hooks

2 weeks ago

These days, it seems like we rarely go a week without some crazy blacksmith vying for YouTube view counts with an attention-grabbing blade design. Regardless of whether the skilled blacksmiths…

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Behind the Design | Ben Harris on Building Wood Boats by Hand

2 weeks ago

According to Cornwall, UK-based traditional wooden boat builder Ben Harris, a wooden sailing boat is perhaps the most glorious instrument the human hand can build. Perhaps unsurprisingly then, his mother…