The death of a close friend rocked Chris Sypolt's world. So, he did what any logical 44 year old would do and set out on an an 80-day, round the world trip. It was the first time he'd ever left the US.
Odds are good that you're familiar with the work of Kenji Ekuan, even if you don't know his name. Ekuan, who died yesterday aged 85, was the force behind some of the most iconic industrial design of the 20th century.