We’re always talking about the future of design, the future of technology, the future of MAKING. In a world where sleep management systems can learn when to wake us at the optimal time, a world where smart lighting systems can sync in real-time with films to make a living room part of an immersive film experience….how do we find the next ‘big thing’ ? MakerGalaxy is a show that explores the crossroads of Design, Technology, and the Future of Making

This week we talked to Jordan Edelson, CEO of the mobile app design and development company Appetizer Mobile. Appetizer has worked with everybody from the NBA to various retail chains and celebrities to bring immersive mobile experiences to a variety of platforms and are now entering the arena of developing new experiences for wearable hardware.

We’ll talk with Jordan about everything from how he got his start developing software when he was in middle school, how his products ended up in Apple advertisements worldwide to where he thinks the direction of wearables is going in the next five years and more.

We’ll Be Discussing:

  • From learning how to code in middle school to launching a product in high school
  • What does the future of Wearables look like?
  • Are Wearables even practical?
  • How can Apple win the Wearables game?
  • The best way to get your app out into the market
  • …and more!

If you’d like to find out more about Jordan and his approach to app design and development, be sure to head over to AppetizerMobile.com.

Also…be sure to check out Maker Galaxy over on iTunes and let us know how you like the show in the reviews!

Note: Video cover image is a montage of sketches from the talented Spencer Nugent. Post feature image is from Plug and Play.


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.