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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Owning a Delorean Inspired This Guy to “Go Back in Time” and Become a Car Designer

58 mins ago

When he was on pace to become the youngest head designer ever at General Motors, John Delorean boldly decided to ditch the car giant and set out on his own…

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This Sucklord Mini-Documentary Highlights Bootleg Toy Manufacturing at Its Best

1 day ago

Although “remixing” existing products has become popular over the past few years thanks to desktop fabrication, fail-proof basic 3D modeling programs and a seemingly endless library of shareable 3d models,…

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Powell Skateboards Manufactures Entire Skateboards under One Roof

2 days ago

Similar to other board sports that have taken the recreation and lifestyle industries by storm, some of skateboarding’s most influential developments didn’t occur in a research lab, but rather the…

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Graffiti Mapped: This Next-Generation Street Art Is Brought to Life with 3D Mapping

4 days ago

We don’t normally report on street art here on SolidSmack, but we do love sharing various 3D technologies and the use of raw talent – if for no other reason…

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IKEA Is Now Incorporatating Wireless Charging into Furniture Designs

4 days ago

Starting next month, some flat-pack college dorm furniture may be more design and environmentally-savvy than that table you bought last year that you swore would be handed down to your…

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This Is Likely the Best Wooden Bicycle Design You’ve Seen Yet

4 days ago

Although we’ve been seeing an increase in wooden bicycle concepts over the past few years, few have ever made it outside of the concept stage – and for many bicycle…

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Make Your Prototypes on the Go with This 8-in-1 Portable Workshop

4 days ago

Although living in a big city may have a seemingly endless list of perks for many, living in a cultural epicenter with millions of other people is not without its…

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Watch These $1,300 Japanese Urushi Lacquer-Finished Headphones Get Built from Scratch

2 weeks ago

Between using a standard pair of earbuds that come with a smartphone to spending thousands of dollars on a world-class audiophile flagship kit, everybody has their preferred way of listening….

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The New SolidWorks Manufacturing Network Wants to Streamline Your Prototyping Process

2 weeks ago

Although there might have been some questions left unanswered at last week’s SolidWorks World, there were still some announcements that are sure to please a lot of users – even…