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Kickstarter and the Maker Movement

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Kickstarter and the Maker Movement

Kickstarter and the Maker Movement

At the dawn of the millennium, DIY was all the rage. While it had been around for decades at that point, as early as the start of the 1900s, it was taking over a substantial market and weaving its way …

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A Quick Guide to Paint

A Quick Guide to Paint

Paint is far more diverse than people realize. You would never use a watercolor to paint your entire house and spray paint is completely different than acrylic. With this handy guide, you’ll never again confuse your oils and your enamels.…

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Makers and Maker Movements: Hackerspaces

Makers and Maker Movements: Hackerspaces

It’s no secret that here at Inventionland we love talking about MakerSpaces. The idea of people coming together to create, learn new artistic and technical skills, and meet fellow innovative minds brings us so much joy. However, there is …

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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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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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