Exvacator. Excavator. Mycrotocle. Motorcycle. Chaty. Yacht.

When playing Scrabble, or even Words with Friends for that matter, the act of untangling anagrams is half the fun. But what if these brain-twisting anagrams existed as real world objects?

JVG, a Madrid-based CGI studio, recently asked themselves that question as part of a design and rendering exploration appropriately titled “Scrabble”. Like the jumbled words themselves, the vehicles depicted in the series are vaguely familiar if you know where to look:










Similar to sketching or modeling mechs and robots, design exercises that jumble multiple separate elements together into a unified form are among one of the most effective ways to stretch your design muscle:

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Whether your design tool of choice is a pencil or a mouse, how many zany objects can you come up with?


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.