• Andre Cassagnes, Creator Of The Etch A Sketch, Dead At 86

    Andre Cassagnes, Creator Of The Etch A Sketch, Dead At 86

    What Andre Cassagnes thought of today’s beeping and whirring playrooms we don’t know. We do know that the former electrician, born on September 23, 1926, created his iconic toy after noticing how graphite clung to a thin film of plastic while he was marking up a light switch decal. He tinkered with the idea for a while and created the L’Ecran Magique in 1959. Ohio Art… Read More

  • Kickstarter: Turn Your iPad Into An Etch-A-Sketch

    Kickstarter: Turn Your iPad Into An Etch-A-Sketch

    Looking to relive your childhood or turn your iPad into a hackneyed political pun? You’d best get over to Ari Krupnik’s Kickstarter project. For $60 you get a red or blue case that simulates the actual Etch-A-Sketch knobs, allowing you to perform all of the deft maneuvers to which you’re accustomed. Stair steps? Easy. Long curve? Go for it. Horrible script writing? Read More

  • Skull-A-Day invades Etch-A-Sketch

    Skull-A-Day invades Etch-A-Sketch

    Noah over at Skull-A-Day posted pictures of his latest work on an Etch-A-Sketch and it looks fantastic. For those not in the know, Noah is creating a skull out of whatever he can find every day for an entire year. Sadly, he’s almost finished as he is on #313. Read More

  • Video: Etch-A-Sketch powered clock Once in awhile, you find something that where practicality loses out to the powerful forces of all that is awesome. this Etch-A-Sketch based clock is one perfect example. This might be the coolest thing you’ll see all day. Make Blog [Make] Read More