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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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Meet the monster den builders – Densters

We grabbed a quick chat with Dejan from Kidesign, who has launched Densters on Kickstarter. Densters have been developed in full at Makerversity. Utilising free Autodesk Fusion 360 (that all members can recieve) and 3d printing the working protypes on Ultimaker 3D printers with Ninja Flex filament. Watch Dejan here.   “We created Densters to…

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We’re hiring a Learning Manager in London

We’re on the hunt for a passionate educator and project manager with experience in design and making to deliver our learning work in London Here at Makerversity, we believe that not enough young people are given the opportunity to learn the valuable hard and soft skills that come from the practice of design and making….

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MakerClub are coming to Makerversity!

MakerClub run weekly afterschool making and electronics workshops for children aged 9-14. The sessions are focused on self-guided practical projects, encouraging young minds to solve problems through technology. Young people learn a whole range of skills covering science, technology, electronics arts and maths as well as having lots of fun and creating incredible inventions! Having…

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Makerversity Half Term Academy at Farmopolis

Ever thought, what happens to all the flowers after the Chelsea Flower show? Well this year, tens of thousands were rehomed on a floating jetty garden in North Greenwich. The space is open year round and will be hosting events designed to excite and educate all age groups. Makerversity have been lucky enough to partner with…

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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…

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