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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This Clever Drawing Trick Makes it Quick and Easy to Sketch in Perfect Perspective

1 day ago

Unless you sketch every day or have a brilliant sense of hand–eye coordination, chances are that sketching in proper perspective doesn’t necessarily come naturally. That’s okay. Join the club. For…

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Watch a Surfboard Get Made From Scratch Using Cardboard Waste

2 days ago

If there’s one thing that just won’t go away no matter how hard we seemingly try, it’s the amount of waste that ends up in our oceans. While everybody from…

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This New Line of DIY Kits Teaches Kids the Foundations of Hardware Design and Assembly

3 days ago

Since raising over $1.5 million to bring their DIY computer and coding kit to the masses on Kickstarter back in December of 2013, the team at Kano has been on…

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This Furniture Collection is Made From Bricks Made From Recycled Newspapers

4 days ago

As one of the most heavily produced and discarded materials in the world, it’s a dang good thing that paper is also so good at being reused, too. While it’s…

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MakerBot Revamps Desktop 3D Printing Ecosystem for Professionals

1 week ago

If there’s one thing that MakerBot has learned over the course of its short existence, it’s that you can’t please them all. While early adopters seeking a well-rounded user experience…

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This Stunning Full-Sized Nissan Sedan Wireframe Sculpture Was Made Using a 3D Printing Pen

1 week ago

Despite raising nearly $4 million across two Kickstarter campaigns, the 3Doodler 3D printing pen never really took off as a tool for professional designers and architects to hash out 3D…

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This Insane Glass Vase Collection Was Made From Molds Created with Fireproof Textiles

2 weeks ago

Having been in existence since the 1st century AD, there is nothing necessarily revolutionary about mold-blowing –– an alternate form of the glassblowing method that came shortly after free–blowing. However,…

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Watching Manufactured Plastic Objects Melt Up-Close is Strangely Fascinating

2 weeks ago

While Gallagher might have pioneered the act of destroying things for the amusement of a late night TV audience, YouTube has certainly helped reinvent it. From compressing random objects with…

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The World’s First Desktop Waterjet Cutting Machine Has Already Raised Nearly $1 Million on Kickstarter

2 weeks ago

If we had a quarter for every 3D printing-related Kickstarter project that’s swept in over the past four or five years, we’d likely be on our way towards buying our…