This week EngineerVsDesigner sat down with the ONE guy you want to have with you during the zombie apocalypse: Joerg Sprave of the popular YouTube Slingshot Channel. With over 250,000 YouTube subscribers, millions of views, and dozens of feature stories on prominent blogs, Joerg is the definition of an internet celebrity. We had the chance to talk with Joerg about his slingshot designs, how he builds them, what he thinks of 3D printing, and most importantly…..which of his over 250 slingshot designs would he take with him during a zombie apocalypse?

We’ll be discussing:

  • Where did your love for slingshots come from?
  • How did you come up with over 250 slingshot designs and counting?
  • What advice do you have for somebody wanting to go into their shed and make slingshots?
  • If you had to pick one slingshot design of yours to take with you during a zombie apocalypse, which would it be?
  • …and more!

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Also be sure to check out Joerg’s Slingshot Channel!


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.