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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…

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…

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…

Makerversity DIY schools tour

The launch of the Makerversity DIY website was little over 6 months ago, featuring 10 simple and exciting lesson plans, created by professional designers and engineers, that enable educators to incorporate making and hands-on activities into everyday classroom environments.

Fabulous Beasts, Assemble!

Members, Sensible Object are about to launch their first game, Fabulous Beasts. The game was born in the mind of founder Alex Fleetwood while he was camping and making fires in…

Get started in product design. #MVSkate – As it happened

We ran a course for fifteen 16 – 25 year olds who weren’t in training, education or employment to introduce them to the world of product design. As we’re so close to the iconic skate spot of the Southbank we’ve centred the course around skateboarding. The group will be using Autodesk 360 Fusion to model skate components, pressing their own skate decks and designing graphics to complete their very own full skateboard setup as well as learning about other product design processes.

MV Works selection announcement

MVWORKS 2015/2016 participants have been selected. The panel read over a 110 applications, discussed in depth and at the end…

Project Focus: DNAted

In the very location where the structure of DNA was first photographed by Rosalind Franklin and Ray Gosling in 1952 – one of the world’s most important scientific photographs, I…

Project Focus: Spine by Nassia Inglessis

Spine was an impressive installation made up of two structures that hung from the top of the Stamp stairwell in Somerset…

Interferometry: Optigram & Roland Ellis

As part of new permanent installation at Sonos Studio London, “a social, collaborative space that connects artists and audiences through…

MV Works: Selection panel

We’re more than excited to announce the lovely lot who’ll be making up the selection panel for MVWorks. An eclectic elite who’ll be bringing a balanced background of expertise to the selection process.

The people of the print

We talk to Mel and Emma of The People’s Print, just after running their new workshop as part of Makerversity’s program for LDF. Champions of the application for digital textile…

MV Works: Call for entries

Apply here Today we’re excited to launch  MVWorks, an experimental programme supporting makers, artists and designers, working with technology to succeed on their terms. The programme offers: Funding for an…

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…

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…

Why MV Works?

We’re launching something quite special today. MVWorks is a new programme we’ve developed to support ambitious creative individuals – be they artists, designers, makers or something else entirely – doing…

Gif.ts of the maker

I recently sat on a panel at the 3D print show London 2015 to talk about ‘The Meaning of Making – Progressing Perceptions.’ The Q&A session at the end was…

Product design: Princes Trust film

One of Makerversity’s key aims is to introduce young people to new skills and careers in creative industries, and with a…