3D printing in lockdown

A couple of years ago we bought a Prusa 3D printer for our Artefacto labs. Artefacto Labs is the umbrella under which our more experimental work falls, for prototyping and testing new technologies and new ideas. We intentionally bought the printer as a kit because we were interested in learning more about the mechanics and […]

Continue Reading…

How to build digital literacy into your makerspace

Digital literacy in the makerspace As well as being a haven of access (be in knowledge, internet, fiction, research) libraries play a vital role in supporting digital literacy in their communities. But, as technology evolves, so do the demands of digital literacy. Makerspaces provide a great, engaging way to help users gain confidence in engaging […]

Continue Reading…

Makercart outreach: Helping libraries connect with local schools

On Sept. 14th 2017 we deliver our first Artefacto/Makercart School workshop at Redbridge Central Library Lab Central. We’ve been working with Redbridge Library for over a year now, first delivering a Creative Coding workshop during London Tech Week 2016 where we made some interactive Scratch games using Makey Makey.   Over the last few months […]

Continue Reading…