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Daniel Szohatzky’s Handcrafted Geometric Lights Scare the Monsters Away

4 days 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…

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The Bucket Board: Mac Premo and Don Sanford Make Skateboards from Old Buckets

5 days ago

Last time we checked in with self-described “Stuffmaker” Mac Premo, the Brooklyn-based multimedia artist, videographer and designer was waxing philosophical about why he creates and why “(being) the arbiter of…

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3D Printing and Molding: A Match Made in Iterative-Fab Heaven

5 days ago

Molding (the manufacturing process, not the food spoilage one) has been around for a good six millennia, with a cast copper frog from 3200 B.C.E. being among the oldest surviving…

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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 12.15

1 week ago

Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from an exclusive interview with two of the…

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Friday Smackdown: Vein Blade Pop-Out

1 week ago

A small plan hatched from beneath an elderberry tree. The five had their suits, goggles, razor loaded pulse rifles and a penchant for adventure. Once aboard the carrier high overhead,…

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Watch Frank Howarth Have a Blast While Fulfilling a Wood Sake Tray Production Order

1 week ago

When it comes to watching videos of wood products come to life, leave it up to artisanal wood craftsman Frank Howarth and his creative camera work to be among the…

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Learn How to Create a Line of Scale Model Cars Using a Two-Part Mold

1 week ago

Among all of the possible things that happen in a workshop, there is a seemingly endless supply of pleasurable experiences that include making a final cut, attaching the last piece…

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AKER Brings Downloadable Flatpack Furniture to Urban Farmers

1 week ago

Although the concept of urban farming isn’t necessarily new, the trifecta of crowdfunding platforms, widespread access to digital fabrication tools and the general public’s interest in eating healthier has helped…

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Old Buckminster Fuller Interviews Come to Life in New PBS Animated Short

1 week ago

It’s hard to not talk about the history of design without “Bucky Fuller” being mentioned at least once. The designer, architect, systems theorist and neo-futurist is famous for dipping his…

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SolidSmack Radio | Toolbox Machine

3 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new playlist of face-melting great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days….