Category Archives: Master Craftsmen

Master Craftsman Paul Smith

I became a fan of Sir Paul Smith after watching the video of him below, where he goes over how he designs his clothing line. He is known for “classics with a twist”. In the video he talks about how … Continue reading

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How To Build A Supercar: McLaren Factory Tour

An hour long fascinating documentary about auto makers McLaren. There are so many parallels between them and Steve Jobs’ Apple. From the obsessive attention to detail of the building’s interior design  (the imperfection of a floor tile, the clean white interior “you are … Continue reading

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Paul Smith & His Design Process: The Leica X2 Camera

It is great to see Paul Smith’s design process. How he shies away from digital which can be “lifeless and flat”, and instead uses yarn to see the relationship between colors. Known for “classics with a twist of color”, this … Continue reading

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Traditional Shoes with Purple Laces: A Paul Smith Collaboration

John Lobb is a traditional British brand based in Northampton, UK that makes handcrafted shoes averaging over $3000 a pair. Designer Paul Smith is known for his trademark classic with a twist design style. A collaboration between the two resulted … Continue reading

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Chris Nolan: The Design and Science Inspiration Behind Batman’s Tumbler

Batman relies on science, tech and his wealth to fight crime as he has no super powers. As a result, and to make the character more lifelike, “all of the tools have a credible basis in scientific reality” – Christopher … Continue reading

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