I am a Product and or Graphic designer... During the day I specialize in mostly MAR design but when night falls; and the curtains are drawn....magic*
nox has written 30 posts for Howitzer Design

Howitzer’s fine (superbly amazing – awesome) roasted coffees

I have spent a couple of months working on a range of roasted coffees with my roasters and blenders. The selection process was arduous (read fun and excellent) – tasting loads of blends and making selections based on tasting notes, acidity and punchy-ness. 3 blends were selected and are now available as part of the … Continue reading

Howitzer Hand shaped Boards – 3rd batch


Howitzer Handshaped Surfboards

My first 5 handshaped boards, of many to come.  I see these as Artisan boards – creatively imagined and meticulously crafted.  

Howitzer Surfboards going strong.

After shaping and surfing my first board (and consequently selling it in the same day I put it online), I decided to shape myself another board. I think my boards are to pro shaped boards what craft beer is to Heineken. I got an order for a 6’0 Fish – based on my first board’s … Continue reading

Vehicles for graphics – Generic

I recently had to do a project for a petrochemical company.  Their range of lubricants are vehicle specific and for the different types of products I modelled generic vehicles that could be used for the graphics. Basic wireframe rendered models, nothing fancy.

Howitzer’s first board.

I handshaped my first surfboard under the Howitzer brand. a 6’8 diamond tail board that handles as good as it looks. Here’s the photos from blank to final. I am shaping customs on order, so if you are interested, give me a call or drop me a message.

Hand shaping my first Howitzer 6’9 surfboard.

I’m an amateur surfer, and being a designer I want to shape my own board.Since I have no idea what I’m doing in regards to surfboard design I took to reading up on what would be a great second board. After many many blogs, websites, forums and friend input – I’ve decided on a 6’11 … Continue reading

Crystal pickup trucks.

I rendered up a couple of Hotrod pickups in coloured glass – looking pretty cool, so I thought I’d share them.

Dziko Fuels

Brand ID and collateral for Dziko Fuels, a ‘green’ Bio Fuel and transport company based in Cape Town.

’28/29 Ford Pickup Hotrod

A quick model/render that I did to inspire a hotrod pickup build I am planning for the not-too-distant future. Its based on a 1929 Ford pickup.