Sinclair Smith & Company is a multi-disciplinary design studio based in Brooklyn, NY. Our services include strategic consulting, industrial design and interior design.



SS&Co x Svbscription parcel in the Dwell holiday gift guide

Posted on Nov 21, 2013 in Press, SS&CO projects

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And now happy to see the hatchet and multi tool along with the rest of the Svbscription gang in Dwell’s holiday gift guide!

SS&Co x Svbscription parcel in the NYT holiday gift guide

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Press, SS&CO projects


Psyched to see my hatchet and other work featured as a part of Svbscription’s great momentum in this year’s New York Times holiday gift guide!!

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Move over Snowflake Bentley

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Nature, Photography, Science

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Moscow based photographer, Alexey Kljatov, has made amazing macro shots of snowflakes using a hacked rig of old equipment. His results are stunning. Learn about the original hexafrozavisual kid, Snowflake Bentley, here. (Originally seen on FB via boredpanda.com)

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How the Tesla Model S is made

Posted on Nov 1, 2013 in Manufacturing, Process, Transportation

This made the rounds in July. It’s still mind blowing and it will be for years. Tesla is leading the way. (via Wired.)

Svbscription x SS&Co parcel unveiled

Posted on Oct 30, 2013 in SS&CO projects, Tools

Svbscription V6 Sinclair Smith Hatchet

I’m thrilled with the results and feedback so far on the work for the Svbscription V6 parcel, The Unexpected, and I’m happy that after months of biting my tongue, the secret is out and we can show the work! Everyone at Svbscription was a delight to work with and I appreciate the incredible care and attention they give to every detail of their process and product. There’s an interview with me on their blog here. (Photo courtesy of Svbscription. More photos to come.)

Transitions: Roundabouts

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in New York, Transportation

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In response to of our fair city’s own Columbus Circle being named “Roundabout of the Year”, the public radio show Marketplace‘s morning report last week included a great segment on roundabouts that actually had me laughing at several points. Yes I’m prone to fits of childlike delight in the face of great achievements in design and engineering and yes, my recent obsession with transitional gestures and structures makes me vulnerable to new roundabout propoganda, but you need to listen to this. Just hear the name of this gentleman’s organization before you judge me…

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The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Photography, Science

This is just plain mind blowing. You can see the image on the Hubble site here.

Transitions Workshop at SVA PoD

Posted on Oct 18, 2013 in Education, Process, SS&CO projects

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The first run of my new class, Transitions, for incoming first year students at SVA’s Products of Design masters program was big success. There is an interview with me on the department’s blog. Check it out here…

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507 Mechanical Movements

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 in Antiques, Books, Process, Tools


A gentleman named Matt Keveney launched the website, 507movements.com, with all original illustrations from the 1868 book, Five Hundred and Seven Mechanical Movements by Henry T. Brown. Keveney has animated some of the examples very elegantly. It’s a fabulous site. Beautiful to peruse and total educative.

Polyester appliances by Do-Ho Suh

Posted on Oct 15, 2013 in Art, Quotidien things


Amazing 1:1 sculptures of apartment appliances made from sheet polyester by artist Do-Hu Suh. (via Colossal)