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Exhibition : Designing for our Future Selves

Makerversity members Simon Kinneir and Lise Pape’s work is currently on show at The Design Museum until this Sunday 19th. The exhibition NEW OLD explores how design can enable better standards of life in old age.  Simon’s work looks specifically at kitchen devices and how these can be redesigned for ease of use for arthritis…

We’ve won a N.I.C.E. award

We’re proud to announce that we’re joint first prize winners at the N.I.C.E. awards. The award, now in its third year, is run by the European Centre for Creative Economy and was chaired by Charles Landry, the international authority on the use of imagination and creativity in urban change. It recognised Makerversity’s work towards supporting emerging creative businesses…

Coming to Convergence

Tomorrow afternoon, MVWorks will take to the stage at the third annual Convergence festival in London to break down a few boundaries. As a forum for celebrating the pioneers working at the intersection of music, arts and technology, Convergence couldn’t be a better showcase for the programme, and we’re excited about bringing a selection of…

Makerversity Amsterdam

As you may or may not know, since 2013, Makerversity has been building Europe’s most exciting community of maker businesses from its HQ at Somerset House in London. This year Makerversity looks to make its first permanent venture outside of the UK, in Amsterdam. Close to London and at the heart of the world’s creative…

MV Works Breakfast

Have questions about our MVWorks programme? Come and join us for the most important meal of the day and possibly the start of an incredible project. We’ll have some coffee and have a chat about what’s involved. Book your place here. We will be talking about all things MVWorks with time to ask any questions and see the space…

Production on the high street

Take a look at our six week pop up Makerversity with Selfridges as part of their Work It campaign. Three projects were born comprised of members Stooki x Roland Ellis, Candy Mechanics, ELK x Cassini Sound. In these three teams they worked on a variety of projects during their six week residency. They experimented with materials, tools…

Get started – Hot desk membership

Looking for work space? Perhaps you’re launching a crowdfunding campaign or taking your startup business out of your kitchen. Being part of a dynamic and ever expanding community of creative maker businesses might be just the ticket? We’ve still got our hot desking memberships available, as well the more permanent options. This option gives you access to…

See you at Selfridges!

An exciting six weeks lie ahead for Makerversity as a satellite version of our home opens at Selfridges. As part of the Selfridges Work It campaign, the Ultralounge is turning into another Makerversity. Three Makerversity member teams will be running their workshops from the space. They will be starting with sketches and ideas and ending up with prototypes and products,…

BIRDSONG’S FASHION FOR THE FUTURE PARTY

On Friday 20th February members Birdsong will throw their Future of Fashion party here at Makerversity. Birdsong provide a fairer deal to their suppliers that range from local women’s projects to a Malawian based social enterprise that gives women an opportunity to use their skills to gain an income. Do you long for sweatshop free clothes…

MAKE:SHIFT:DO

Do you have any plans for 21st and 22nd November? Well, you do now. As part of Craft Council’s upcoming Make:Shift:Do series, we’re hosting a programme of workshops, lectures and discussions on craft and innovation from the likes of Just Got Made, V2_ and The People’s Print. Highlights of the programme include breakfast with Just Got Made, a…

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