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Top Reads: The 10 Best Design News Stories for October

Take a look at our most popular stories of the past month – everything from the Apollo Lunar Rover to Surgical-Simmed Hot Wheels.

Feast your reading brain on the most engaging and entertaining stories we’ve run during October. The stories are selected by Design News readers who showed their interest by opening the articles and spending time perusing the text and images. Each story in the gallery includes the story headline, leading image, and the link for your convenience.

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cybersecurity. For 10 years, he was the owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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