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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Sugru’s Head of R&D Explains the Process of Casting Objects Using Sugru Molds

3 days ago

As the Head of Research & Development at Sugru, UK design engineer Jude Pullen has undoubtedly spent more time kneading the ‘moldable glue’ than most of us – and thanks…

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The ‘Print to Build’ 3D Printed Joint Collection Explores the Future of Rapid Manufacturing

3 days ago

Although manufactured toy construction sets – such as Tinkertoy – have been in existence for over a century now, it wasn’t until the desktop fabrication revolution a few years ago…

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Watch Custom Knife Maker Trollsky Transform a Busted Old Wrench Into a Knife

3 days ago

Having made knives from everything from an old Jeep spring to a railroad spike, custom knife craftsperson Trollsky has proven time and time again that he can upcycle just about…

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3D Hubs Co-Founder Brian Garret Discusses the Company’s 20,000th 3D Printer Milestone

4 days ago

Since it was founded in Amsterdam in 2013 by co-founders Brian Garret and Bram de Zwart, 3D Hubs has grown into the largest network of 3D printers with over 15,000…

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Keim Turns to Vacuum Laminating to Develop a High-Strength Hollow Wood Bike Frame

5 days ago

When it comes to bicycle frame design, the decision to use a light-colored wood such as white ash isn’t always a feasible design decision – but who the heck needs…

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Behind the Design: Hyper-Detailed 1:6 Scale Action Figures From Hong Kong’s Hot Toys

5 days ago

With hundreds of officially licensed figures ranging from the Alien franchise to Mars Attacks!, Hong Kong-based Hot Toys Limited has been the go-to production house for ultra-detailed media property figures…

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Lexus is Set to Unveil Their Hoverboard on August 5th

5 days ago

Since announcing that they were working on an actual working hoverboard late last month, Lexus has been sporadically teasing Back to the Future fanatics and the curious general public alike…

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Design Engineer Converts a Vintage Tool Box into a Working and Portable 3D Printer

7 days ago

Although some of us may refer to 3D printing as “a tool in our toolbox” for when the need to rapid prototype arises, one Florida design engineer recently took the…

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Watch How Filmmakers Created a Real-Time Video Cutaway of a Motorcycle Engine

7 days ago

Although existing cutaway and section view tools that exist in today’s CAD tools are incredibly reliable, they pale in comparison to the hand drawn detailed cutaway drawings that were –…