This week EngineerVsDesigner sat down with the young founder of a new tool company that has redesigned the traditional shovel as we know it, Mr. Stephen Walden! We’ll talk to Stephen about how he got the idea for his product, how he developed it as a non-designer/engineer, and how he is going about leading his crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Rock.

We’ll be discussing:

  • Who are you Stephen and what is Bosse Tools?
  • What is the Ergonnomic Shovel?
  • How did you develop the product from sketch to final prototype?
  • What advice might you have for a young entrepreneur with a great product design idea?
  • …and more!

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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.