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Nikola Tesla: 5 Fast Facts

Nikola Tesla: 5 Fast Facts

When people think of Nikola Tesla, they think of his innovations in the world of electricity and his notable rivalry with Thomas Edison. What people might not know about are the small quirks which helped define his persona. Here are …

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Bring Your Own Hammer: Maker Bars and Restaurants

Bring Your Own Hammer: Maker Bars and Restaurants

Have you ever wanted to sit down, pour a glass of wine, and just create? If the Maker Movement has taught us anything, it’s that you’re not alone. Luckily, many businesses have carved out a place to call home in …

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Makers and Maker Movements: Furniture as Art

Makers and Maker Movements: Furniture as Art

According to New York Architect Lee F. Mindel, “Interiors are no longer decorated, they’re curated.”  We have to agree.  One of the main focuses of the Maker Culture is do-it-yourself (DIY) furniture, which many artists, both novice and professional, have …

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Toys that Inspire: 1960’s to Now

Toys that Inspire: 1960’s to Now

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that toys are among the top-selling items in the world; in fact, in 2017 over $20.7 billion dollars were spent on toys in the United States alone. Toys aren’t only important to children, they’re important to …

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Modern Trade: What is Skill-Swapping?

Modern Trade: What is Skill-Swapping?

Have you ever fallen in love with a custom piece of furniture but knew you’d never be able to afford it? Or wanted to start taking yoga classes, but realized that the cost of a monthly membership was just too …

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Makers & Maker Movements: 3D Printed Art

Makers & Maker Movements: 3D Printed Art

In our next installment of our Makers & Maker Movements series, we wanted to talk about something we are very interested in, 3D printed art. Makers all around the world who have played around with 3D printers know that it …

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Makers & Maker Movements: Community Workshops

Makers & Maker Movements: Community Workshops

With the Maker Movement slowly taking over the world, community workshops are popping up everywhere.  Big cities are dappled with smaller Maker communities that operate out of community workshops. This leaves the question…exactly what are community workshops, anyways?

At their …

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Three Essential Skills Video Games Teach Us

Three Essential Skills Video Games Teach Us

It’s a constant debate and EVERYONE has an opinion: Are video games good for us? They’ve been deemed inappropriate, violent, and basically just a complete waste of time.  But don’t let the nay-sayers fool you: video games teach valuable life …

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