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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FormLabs Announces Their Toughest Resin Yet

4 days ago

Considered by many to be among the best desktop 3D printers for creating high resolution parts, the SLA-based Form 1+ from FormLabs is also unique in that it is capable…

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Creative Technologist Blair Neal Releases App for Converting Songs into 3D Models

5 days ago

Although using the visual data from sound waves to create a number of designs – both 3D and 2D – isn’t necessarily a new concept, the clickity-clack process of gathering…

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Autodesk Launches Interactive Autodesk Design Academy for 3D Design Education on iTunes U

6 days ago

It’s no secret that CAD tools are among the most complex pieces of software to learn and – perhaps most importantly – use effectively with intent. Unsurprisingly, learning these tools…

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Lego Announces $150 Million Plan to Replace Oil-Based Plastics

6 days ago

Although the Lego brand hasn’t yet found a solution for the inevitable rogue Lego brick that somehow always ends up being stepped on with a bare foot, the company has…

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French Startup Produces On-Demand 3D Printed Furniture in Less Than Two Hours

7 days ago

Although product designers have been using various additive manufacturing technologies to create rapid prototypes for decades now, few objects have ever been bigger than a traditional consumer electronic product. Thanks…

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SolidSmack Sessions | Interview with Keyboardio Founder and Lead Design Engineer Jesse Vincent

1 week ago

Considering how much time we spend at our keyboards (well, many of us anyways), even the slightest of design changes can make a world of difference in how we interact…

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Oregon’s New Cascade Record Pressing Brings an Updated Spin to Vinyl Manufacturing

1 week ago

Although a large amount of attention over the past few years (and especially the last two months) has been focused on the bevy of digital streaming music services including Spotify,…

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Frame Secures $10 Million to Put All of Your Apps (Yes, Including SolidWorks) in the Cloud

1 week ago

The last time we checked in with Frame – the cloud platform that lets users run any software from within their browser – we had the chance to chat with…

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65-Year-Old Surf Legend Creates the World’s Most Sustainable Surfboard Out of Agave

2 weeks ago

Despite the deep connection to Earth that can be found through surfing waves around the world, the process of creating a typical surfboard is anything but earth-friendly; among other materials…