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 Toyish Creative Platform Lets Kids Prototype and Build Their Own Toy Designs

5 days ago

As both a toy designer and educator in Brooklyn, Assaf Eshet has witnessed a unique perspective of how today’s kids are building their own toys and using modern tools to…

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Garage Inventor Colin Furze Just Built Himself a Functioning Hoverbike

5 days ago

The last time we checked in with totally-insane-yet-completely-brilliant garage inventor Colin Furze, he was epically removing his socks with the aid of a firework rocket launcher and somehow walking away…

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The World’s Smallest Rube Goldberg Machine is Made from 1,200 Individual Watch Parts

5 days ago

Whether it exists in the form of Javascript, a music video, or any other bonkers use of everyday objects, the Rube Goldberg machine never fails to keep the fun side…

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Crank Cardboard Toys Up a Notch with These Kid-Sized F1 Racecar and Biplane Patterns

5 days ago

Whether it’s a toy Lightsaber, a miniature city, a robot or even just a plain old box, few materials can fuel a child’s imagination like cardboard can. Not to mention,…

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This Short Film Documents One Eccentric Family’s Love for Building and Riding Tall Bicycles

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When it comes to creativity and DIY culture on wheels, few people embody the creative spirit more than the British Columbia-based Zenga brothers (AKA Zenga Bros). Born and raised by…

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Industrial Designer Joey Ruiter Reconstructs a 1980s Snowmobile as a Café Racer Motorcycle

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Like others in the design profession, industrial designer Joey Ruiter approaches the design process as a path that leads him around the obvious to a place that reveals the unexpected….

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This Exploded View Series Was Painstakingly Created from Thousands of Individual Photographs

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With a foundation in photography and a degree in Product Design from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Northwestern Switzerland, photographer Fabin Oefner learned early that the creative…

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These LEGO Porsche 911 Build Instructions are Based on the True Life Factory Assembly Process

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As any true LEGO fan will attest to, the real fun of the plastic brick toys exists somewhere in the process of unboxing a model and attaching the final piece….

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The Making of Nuimo, a Piece of Hardware That Wants to Free You from Hardware

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As a UX designer, Tobias Eichenwald believes we’re on the cusp of a shift that will move us away from generic Graphical User Interfaces to a new generation of Natural…