U25’s Membership news

Introducing : Ikra Arshad

Ikra Arshad joined our Under 25’s programme this January. A recent graduate of Camberwell College of Arts, Ikra’s work is bold, ambitious and super playful. Whilst based here, we set Ikra a brief to respond the theme of Activism! In light of recent turbulent events, where division is increasing among citizens we invited Ikra to question: “How can…

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…

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…

U25 Member: Shaleen Patel

As part of Makerversity’s rolling programmes, we have work placements and U25 memberships on offer throughout the year. Shaleen has just finished her work placements and is now on our free U25 membership, she tells us a little about her experience with Makerversity members as well as her own project to redesign the humble advent calendar….

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…

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…

Member Focus: Esther Ellard

We’re catching up with the lady behind the designs used in our latest workshop at UPRISE, a festival for start ups in an old container yard in Amsterdam Noord.  We asked her to apply her signature bright, bold visual identity in a commission that would be printed on dye sublimation paper and applied to tote bags in…

Free desks and support for under 25s

The Offer Every three months we offer free membership to two makers under 25 years old, providing the tools and space to develop a business idea. Membership includes desk space, workshops, fabrication facilities and events as well as joining a growing community of over 250 makers and 90 businesses. After the first three months, we offer a reduced rate membership…

Interview: Luis Zayas

Makeversity member, Luis Zayas, is a Product Design Engineer and musician. He is currently developing a new accessible music instrument to encourage more people to start making music. We sat down last week and had a go! Tell us a bit about what you’ve been working on Kazumi is an inclusive music instrument. It is a…

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