The one and only Von Dutch -- Kenneth Robert Howard, also known as Von Dutch was a motorcycle mechanic, artist, pinstriper, metal fabricator, knifemaker and gunsmith. The Von Dutch nickname was intended to mean "stubborn as a Dutchman". Von Dutch has been a major influence in the customizing of vehicles from the 1950s to today. He is famous for the flying eyeball, along with custom motorcycles and custom cars. He is known as one of the fathers of Kustom Kulture.