Grand Idea Studio

Portfolio Archive

DEFCON 27 Badge

Saturday, Aug 10th, 2019

The DEFCON 27 Badge was created for DEFCON, the largest and oldest continuously running hacker and computer security convention in the world. It features active electronics combined with an artistically designed printed circuit board and handcrafted Brazilian quartz gemstone. [ continue ]

DEFCON China 1.0 Badge

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

The DEFCON China 1.0 Badge was created for the first official international edition of DEFCON, the largest and oldest continuously running hacker and computer security convention in the world. It features active electronics mounted on an artistically designed, flexible substrate printed circuit board and is meant to encourage discovery, growth, and community. [ continue ]

Flexible Spectacles

Friday, Feb 15th, 2019

The Flexible Spectacles are an artistic exploration into creating low-end eyewear using high-end manufacturing processes. [ continue ]

Interface Boards

Monday, Feb 11th, 2019

Interface boards are simple, convenient necessities used during product development, testing, or hacking. [ continue ]

Right to Repair

Monday, Feb 11th, 2019

Right to Repair is a grassroots effort to fight against the closed, monopolized repair tactics of many modern technology vendors and to raise bipartisan awareness of the need for consumers to be able to repair their devices. Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio has written an open letter in support of Right to Repair.  [ continue ]

Press

Supplyframe

DEF CON 27: Insecurity of Things

Ars Technica

Badge life: The story behind ...

NXP Semiconductors

Meet Joe Grand aka Kingpin, the ...