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The ITCH – Lennart Booij and the art of public in Amsterdam

The ITCH is getting warm with the deadline for application fast approaching- that’s the 24th of March in case you were wondering. Here’s some more advice for applicants and anyone else who’s just a bit interested in our makerthon. We’re very excited to welcome Lennart Booij to our panel of judges for the ITCH. Lennart…

The ITCH – Data: Creativity by numbers

As part our event The ITCH, we’ll be posting advice and updates about the event for applicants and anyone else who’s just a bit interested. Today we’re all about data. Anna and Chrissy from Makerversity Amsterdam met with Jasper Soetendal, Open data Programmer for the City of Amsterdam. Japser is head honcho of open source…

Introducing : Making Connections

Making Connections is a project by Makerversity, Maker Collider and Chaihuo Makerspace, with support from The British Council. Together we’re creating a shared resource to explore, develop and nurture creative collaboration between our prospective communities.

A making day for your team

Course Outline This half-day session is designed to give you an introduction to the world of 3D printing and its applications for the real world. You will explore the origins of 3D printing, the different types of machines and materials available and then get to try it out for yourself. Part theoretical, part practical, this…

Are you 16-25? Want to learn new skills?

Makerversity is partnering with the Prince’s Trust to run another of our Product Design courses. If you are 16-25, not currently in employment, education or training and living in London– join our free training programme! To apply, please text your full name followed by ‘Call me’ to 07983 385 418. You can also call The Prince’s Trust for…

Meet Mike from Morrama

We sat down with the wonderful Mike Hankin from Morrama to talk about all things making.   Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and in a short burst how would you describe Morrama? Well hi, great to be here. I’m Mike Hankin and I’m the lead designer at Morrama. Morrama is a small team…

Jamie of Memory Objects

We catch up with Jamie, founder of Memory Objects. A full time member and previous under 25 member. Hi Jamie! Can you tell us a bit about Memory Objects? Memory Objects is a high end funeral and events start up. I studied BA product and furniture design at Kingston University and ended with a project I had developed…

Conor of Foresso

We catch up with Conor of Foresso, a full time member and Makerversity material maestro. Hi Conor can you tell us a bit about Foresso? Foresso is a material that I’ve been developing for the last year and a half, it’s an alternative to terrazzo that uses high quality British timber instead of stone or marble….

Favourite 5 of the year 2016

It’s been a mental year for everyone, there’s no denying it. But in amongst the chaos, we’ve had an incredible year and here at MV, so I’d like to take 5 minutes to champion our top five inspiring products based at Makerversity in London and Amsterdam. These are our nominations from the MV team,  a cross-section…

U25 Member – Ross Whillis

We catch up with young designer and U25 member who benefits from Makerversity’s free desk programme. Hi Ross, how did you end up at Makerversity? I was encouraged to apply for the under 25 membership at Makerversity after my final year university project gained coverage during the James Dyson Awards after making a spot in…

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