Sep 162014
 

Moai Ipad docking station based on the Easter Island figures
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We will be exhibiting at London Design Festival again this year. You can find us at Tent London, Stand G27, in the Old Truman Brewery on Bricklane from 18-22 September.

This year we are introducing our latest design – the Moai iPad docking station. Inspired by the serene, eternal vigilance of the monolithic icons of Easter Island, we’ve upgraded and remixed them for a tongue-in-cheek poke at the persistent distraction of modern digital life. Stop by Tent London for more…

Moai ipad Docking Station profile view. Remixed from the ancient Easter Island statues.click for larger

Sep 232013
 

Hercules_ipadDockingStation

We just finished an exciting weekend at London Design Festival where I debuted my newest design – Hercules XIII, a universal tablet stand for work and play. Hercules, along with the lovely Venus of Cupertino, garnered many smiles and giggles of admiration over the four days. It was great fun seeing the public’s reaction, thanks to everyone who stopped by! more at Eaton.london

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Venus on her side of the stand and the Hercules on his side – the yin and yang.

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Jan 182013
 
Venus of Cupertino at the London Design Festival

The Venus of Cupertino, my iPad docking station, is just back from a busy week at the London Design Festival. She received countless oogles, smiles, and appreciation over the four days. She was even chosen as the top design at the festival by a prominent online design & lifestyle magazine.

Now that the Venus of Cupertino is almost all grown up, most future posts and updates on the Venus project will be found at: EATON.london There you can follow all the gossip, blogs, & tweets. And of course you can order her there as well!

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Oct 202012
 

Venus of Cupertino docking station with sketchbooks and parts

The Venus of Cupertino, Scott’s iPad docking station is finished. Here she is with all the creative mess generated taking her from the early prototype to the final functional docking station: a short stack of sketchbooks, a pile of 3d-printed grip and charger tests, wads of spent sandpaper, a few files, and of course a couple iPads.

final dock

final dock

London Design Festival 2012


The Venus of Cupertino will be at London Design Festival in September. She will be in attendance as the iPad docking station you see here but there may be a couple other surprises as well. If you are near London on September 20-23, stop by Tent London and see her in person.

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The Venus of Cupertino is now available to order at:

EATON.london

Aug 162012
 

Scott's iPad Docking Stationstraight from the mold and put to work

The first artist’s proofs of the Venus of Cupertino are now coming out of the mold. Each piece is hand-cast and gently coxed from a finely detailed platinum-cured silicone mold. Ok, occasionally the gentle coxing gives way to yanking, jerking and pulling, but not every labor is easy! Check out these images of the Birth of Venus.

Dec 292011
 

latest image of the venus ipad dock

My iPad docking station, the Venus of Cupertino, is hot off the press. If you missed the genesis of this project see the early sketches in the drawings section.

The Venus of Cupertino is a sculptural docking station inspired by the rounded forms of the ancient Venus figurines – a fertility goddess for the technology age.

With gentle hands, she will cradle your 2nd, 3rd, or newer iPad while syncing or charging. All cables are neatly routed through the base of the figure and are fully changeable to support future iPads. Each Venus is hand cast in museum-quality resin and available in a selection of finishes.

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SHIPPING: worldwide
PRICE: $199 USD
ORDER now: EATON.london

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Mar 162011
 

Compatible with second, third, and later generation Apple iPads, a sculptural docking station for syncing, charging and display.

Eaton iPad Docking Station

iPad Docking Station alt view

I try to only show drawings in this section, but I thought it might be interesting to share an image of the ‘digital prototype’ next to the original drawings to show how things progress from concept sketch to 3d.

first digital prototype of Scott's next generation docking station
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And then the physical prototype, fabricated from the digital model:

iPad docking station 2
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More images of the final docking station and ordering information can be found here.