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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The Ceramic SmartSlab Table Uses Embedded Sensors to Keep Plates Hot and Champagne Cold

13 hours ago

Call it a first world problem, but keeping plates hot and drinks cold during a carefully-curated meal can be a problem for many chefs – particularly if they’re upholding a…

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This Steinway & Sons Factory Tour Shows How the Greatest Pianos in the World Are Made by Hand

1 day ago

Having received multiple awards from countless institutions as well as being a favorite for the world’s elite, Steinway & Sons pianos continue to pass all standards since the company was…

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Garage Inventor Colin Furze’s Latest Epic Build is a Flamethrowing Guitar

1 day ago

From removing his socks with a handbuilt rocket launcher to creating a working homemade hoverbike, garage inventor Colin Furze has somehow managed to keep his limbs intact over the past…

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Think | REVOLUTION: How Amsterdam’s DUS Will 3D Print The Home of the Future

2 days ago

Presented by For those who have visited, it’s slightly difficult to pinpoint exactly what makes Amsterdam such an attractive city. No matter how you describe it, though, few cities are…

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Rhino’s Software Glitches Are the Inspiration Behind This New High-End Furniture Collection

2 days ago

According to Bob Ross, we don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents. While this is very true, few happy little accidents end up as pieces of designer furniture capable of…

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The Light Rider is a 3D Printed Motorcycle Designed by Aerospace Engineers

2 days ago

What happens when aerospace specialists develop a motorcycle with bionic algorithms instead of calculating spaceship engines? According to Airbus subsidiary APWorks, the result is “the world’s lightest motorcycle,” AKA the…

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Google’s Ara Modular Smartphone Scheduled to Hit Consumer Market Next Year

2 days ago

Designed to allow devices to be customized for an individual’s own style and functional needs, Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone has been one of the more compelling pieces of hardware…

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The Hatch Notebook is an Ingenious New Brainstorming Tool for Design Entrepreneurs

3 days ago

When it comes to starting a side project (or a “project” project), ironing out early ideas and evaluating them ahead of time – rather than just jumping in – can mean…

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The New Arduino Primo Comes Loaded with Native Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi, IR and NFC Tech

6 days ago

Responsible for everything from R/C lawnmowers to auto-lacing sneakers, the Arduino is the backbone for some of the most wild and crazy – but also sorta genius – projects within the past…