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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…

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….

Makerversity Work Placement: Bronwen Jones

I grab a quick chat with Bronwen Jones at the end of her work placement with Makerversity. Bronwen’s first interaction with Makerversity came via the Prince’s Trust product design course that we regularly run. You know, the group that undertook the task of making and creating their own skateboards in one week.

Interview With Young Designer Yahya Bhaimya

Makerversity regularly runs a ‘Get Started in Product Design’ course with the Prince’s Trust, but what happens to the young participants who want to learn more after their first week working at Makerversity? Well if they want, they can apply for work placements with a plethora of Makerversity members and build on the knowledge they…

Advice From Startup Founders

Makerversity Londons’ resident accelerator program Bethnal Green Ventures, have just launched an invaluable Youtube resource entitled Founder Focus. The series features a selection of Tech for Good startup founders talking about their experiences. From funding to hiring, the 6-minute shorts are really digestible and must watch for anyone working in start-ups. Bethnal Green Ventures Bethnal…

Member Focus: Hetty Scrope

At Makerversity we have a rolling support program for a variety of people at various stages of their career. One of these programs, the U25 scheme, offers free space and access to the wealth of knowledge our members have locked up in their big beautiful brains. The latest legend to go through the scheme is…

An Original Breed

Original Breed are a multi-disciplined product design practice who straddle both physical and digital design in the broadest sense. Founders, Richard Stephens and Tom Jarvis met through a previous company co-founded by Richard, where they worked on a product called Duop. Tom studied at the RCA and Richard is a software developer and entrepreneur. After…

Project Focus: Ulmus Londinium

Now that the dust has settled and both the installation and the incredible husband-wife duo who created have had time to relax, we grabbed Stables and Lucraft for a chat about the epic, Ulmus Londinium. Thanks for taking the time to talk through your beautiful project guys. For those who don’t know you, could you introduce…

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