We don’t even know where or how to start to explain how awesome our guest Steven Heller is. He is currently the co-chair of the MFA “Designer as Author” Department at New York’s School of the Visual Arts, is a former art director for the New York Times Book Review, a contributing editor for many design magazines, and has written over 150 books on the subject of design, including books on writing for design and design entrepreneurship.
This week we have the great pleasure of speaking to failure analysis expert, design history aficionado, prolific author, and paper clip extraordinaire, Mr. Henry Petroski! Henry has written over 17 books on design and engineering ranging from the history and importance of the toothpick, to why failure is paramount in the design process.
This week we have the great pleasure to speak with the founder of the ever-popular NerdFitness.com, Mr. Steve Kamb! Steve has developed a loyal following of hundreds of thousands of readers through his unique fitness site aimed at Nerds from all walks of life. We’ll talk with Steve about everything from why he preaches the Paleo diet, to gamifying your life, to how to stay active at your desk while hammering through those CAD models. Rock!
This week we have the great pleasure to speak with the talented Elliot Blanchard of Invisible Light Network. Elliot is a multi-disciplinary designer who recently presented his latest 3D printed product at Austin’s SXSW Festival. We’ll talk with Elliot about everything from Rhino’s Grasshopper to using the new Shapeways API. Rock.
This week we have the great pleasure to speak with the one and only Conor MacCormack, CEO and Co-founder of MCor Technologies, makers of the paper-based 3D printer currently in use at Staples locations around Europe. We’ll talk with Conor about what led him into the 3D printing industry and how he even thought to develop a paper-based 3D printer!
Invisible Light Network, an NYC-based creative studio specializing in interactive and experience design presented a 3D printing project at this year’s SXSW festival’s #FEED event. The #FEED event featured a number of artists and designer-types who combine the best of music and interactive art into a showcase of incredible experiences and innovative products. We had a moment to talk with ILN founder Elliot Blanchard about his new Shapeways API program that lets you wear ‘Purple Haze’ on your arm.
This week we have the great pleasure to speak with Max Bogue. Max is a co-founder of Wobbleworks and he, as well as fellow co-founder Peter Dillworth have created the 3Doodler, the world’s first 3D printed pen. They have a fully-funded Kickstarter project and there’s still time to get in on it. Now, these guys know about bringing a product to market, and good thing because, at this point in time, they have over 24,000 people biting their fingernails in anticipation of receiving a 3Doodler. We’ll talk with Max about the project and exactly what it takes to ramp up a project on Kickstarter.
This week we have the great pleasure to speak with the one and only Chuck Cage, founder of the uber-rockin’ tool blog Toolmonger.com—-the ‘world’s first tool blog’ as a matter fact.
One of the more exciting announcements to come out of SolidWorks World 2013 this year was the addition of an augmented reality-based update to SolidWorks’ popular eDrawings iOS app. What has been a go-to solution for many designers looking to present their models easily to clients and other designers in an easy-to-carry solution has now been recently updated to show full assemblies and parts at full scale on the table directly in front of you. We had the chance to sit down with SolidWorks’ Director of Product Innovation Rick Chin to hear more about what inspired him in developing the AR-feature, what it means for SolidWorks users, and how it may just be the future of CAD modeling and presentation.
As if SolidWorks World 2013 couldn’t have been any more bangin’–it was. We got the chance to sit down with the guy who is controlling the future of your favorite CAD package like a gypsy with a crystal ball….Mr. Bertrand Sicot! In our video interview, we talk with Bertrand about what it’s been like as CEO so far, what the new Mechanical Conceptual means for SolidWorks designers, and how SolidWorks is positioning itself in the Maker Revolution.