Category Archives: INTERVIEWS


SolidSmack Catches up with 3D Printing Visionary Joshua Harker (Video Interview)

3 months ago

Ever since he exploded onto the additive manufacturing scene in October of 2011 – thanks in no small part to the success of his Crania Anatomica Filigre Kickstarter campaign –…


Daniel Szohatzky’s Handcrafted Geometric Lights Scare the Monsters Away

3 months ago

Times have certainly changed in the “art nouveau” world which was synonymous with harmonizing the various elements of nature with design. Say a warm hello to Canada’s craftsman de extraordinaire…


Interview: Dave Petrillo on Making the Booze Joulies (and Coffee Joulies)

4 months ago

Dave Petrillo and Dave Jackson made waves with the Coffee Joulies; and now their new sensation – Booze Joulies – keeps alcohol cold without watering it down is creating quite…


How College Entrepreneur Joseph Polite Brought His Water Bottle Design to Life

5 months ago

If there’s one thing that the world seemingly doesn’t need any more of, it’s another reusable water bottle design. Between the combination of modular concepts that unscrew for easier cleaning…


Interview: Creating the BiCi Smart Bicycle with Industrial Designer Minchen Jiang

6 months ago

Basic Conception (AKA BiCi) is a smart bicycle with tech that will make you drool all over the handlebars of your Huffy. Among other features, the goodies include built-in sensors…


Stupefying ButterUp Knife Cuts Like A Dream (Interview)

10 months ago

We all have lived through those excruciatingly painful moments when a knob of cold, hard butter refused to spread easily on a slice of bread. Whose fault is it –…


CrankPump Puts A Foot Down on Hidden Bicycle Pump [Interview]

10 months ago

Modern bicycle cranks have a hollow space the perfect shape and size for a CO2 canister. To use it, all you need is a CO2 pump made the right shape….


Industrial Designer Isabelle Olsson on ‘Redesigning’ Google Glass for DVF

12 months ago

Since launching the Glass Explorer program in April of 2013, Google has seen both an onslaught of support for the technology as well as an intense backlash from establishments ranging…


Three Questions: Allan Crisp Talks About The Crisp Brake MTB

1 year ago

There is a big booty attached to the Crisp Brake MTB – a hundred thousand dollars to be precise – and the goal sounds a bit too stretched. However, a…