Materials World

Wednesday 9th May

  Can technology save us? An interview with Daniel for Materials World looking at what we are doing to help change the mindset towards technology. Check out the full article here

SIE Interviews TWSU

Friday 4th May

  Lovely interview with us posted today by Social Innovation Europe. Their online hub aims to be an indispensible resource providing the latest information on European social innovation—a clearinghouse featuring interviews with prominent innovators, case studies of successful ventures, the latest research, and in-depth analysis from the leading thinkers in the field. Check it out here

Dezeen Designed in Hackney

Wednesday 2nd May

Lovely feature by Dezeen on our Lumiphone workshop at Hacked Milan last week as part of their designed in Hackney feature. Designed in Hackney is a Dezeen initiative to showcase world-class architecture and design created in the borough, which is one of the five host boroughs for the London 2012 Olympic Games as well as being home »

Salone de Mobile: Hacked Milan at La Rinacente

Wednesday 2nd May

Two weeks ago we headed over to Milan for design week to be part of a great event Hacked Milan, curated by Beatrice Galilee. Set in la Rinascente right next to the Duomo cathedral, we took over the whole of the hacked space on Wednesday 18th April and held 4 workshops alternating between Lumiphone and Thirsty Plant, with Light »

W+K Founders Day: Centre 2042

Wednesday 2nd May

On Sunday 1st April we were invited to run our Lumiphone workshop for 100 people as part of the Weiden and Kennedy founders day at an event curated by Beatrice Galilee, it was their 30th anniversary so the day had that extra ordinary twist.. The theme of the day was Centre 2042 – we had »

Google Campus houses Thirsty Plant detectors

Saturday 14th April

Our friends at Wayward Plants designed and built the Living Technology Garden in the new Google Campus London, a unique co-working space in the heart of East London’s Tech City which supports tech start-ups. A handmade moss wall wraps the courtyard, utilising an innovative rainwater collection system. The gaps in the walls are tagged with Moss Graffiti, a »

Hacked Lab, Milan: Tickets Released

Wednesday 4th April

We have now released the FREE tickets you need to join us for our workshops as part Hacked Lab, Milan. We are very excited to be joining an exciting line up of events and artists throughout the week, and look forward to seeing you there. 18 April: Make a Plant Thirst Detector or Create your »

sugru in primary colours!

Tuesday 3rd April

Exciting news! As of today, our friends at Sugru have launched  Primary Colours. Over the last year or so they have had hundreds of emails asking for different colours, and the ability to mix a wider range of colours. So… they’ve been beavering away for ages to make it work. And now were happy to »

Don't start a design company, start a designed company

Tuesday 13th March

Nice article in Design week featuring our very own Bethany Koby. Nick Marsh and Nicola Sherry, of Sidekick Studios, talk about what designers can bring to start-up companies.   With Apple riding high as one of the world’s most valuable companies, the importance of great design has never been more obvious. But how do companies embed a »

Free Course: MIT Circuits & Electronics 6.002x

Friday 2nd March

MIT are running a free course: 6.002x (Circuits and Electronics). It is an experimental on-line adaptation of MIT’s first undergraduate analog design course: 6.002. This course will run, free of charge, for students worldwide from March 5, 2012 through June 8, 2012. For all of you interested in circuits and electronics with a good basic »