DMY Maker Lab – A four day festival of making, 9 -13 June, Templehof

Posted: May 30th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: od10beta | No Comments »

What happens when you take 200 square metres of space and the following?

A laser cutter
Some maker bots
A vinyl cutter
CNC router
Screen printing equipment
A loom

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Here comes the iPhone Killer, and it’s Open Source

Posted: May 28th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: od10beta | No Comments »

So much great coverage of the ingenious iPhone Killer, hatched by Berlin’s Open Design maven Ronen Kadushin. The CAD files are all CC BY NS SA licensed, and you know what? It’s interoperable with newer iPhone and even iPad models. Enough has been said elsewhere, but I’m sure you’ll get a kick out of it.

Image: iPhone Killer by Ronen Kadushin / CC BY NC SA 3.0


Here comes the iPhone Killer, and it’s Open Source

Posted: May 28th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: od10beta | No Comments »

So much great coverage of the ingenious iPhone Killer, hatched by Berlin’s Open Design maven Ronen Kadushin. The CAD files are all CC BY NS SA licensed, and you know what? It’s interoperable with newer iPhone and even iPad models. Enough has been said elsewhere, but I’m sure you’ll get a kick out of it.

Image: iPhone Killer by Ronen Kadushin / CC BY NC SA 3.0


DMY Maker Lab: Update

Posted: May 26th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: od10beta | No Comments »

Open Design City by tracy the astonishing / CC BY-SA

We’re into the final stretches of prototyping, and there’s been a lot of good projects and ideas bubbling out. Lately we’ve been based at the newly launched Open Design City, a creative space at Berlin’s betahaus where makers can rent time and space on the machines and in the workshop. There have been some awesome outputs so far, including the infamous bioplastic wallets that landed tinkerer Jay Cousins on BoingBoing,

Here’s a sneak-peak at what we’re planning for the DMY Maker Lab so far. Please feel free to drop in on June 9-13 and join the workshops. If you have an idea for a session, please drop us a line, and we’ll get you on the schedule!


DMY Maker Lab: Update

Posted: May 26th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: od10beta | No Comments »

Open Design City by tracy the astonishing / CC BY-SA

We’re into the final stretches of prototyping, and there’s been a lot of good projects and ideas bubbling out. Lately we’ve been based at the newly launched Open Design City, a creative space at Berlin’s betahaus where makers can rent time and space on the machines and in the workshop. There have been some awesome outputs so far, including the infamous bioplastic wallets that landed tinkerer Jay Cousins on BoingBoing,

Here’s a sneak-peak at what we’re planning for the DMY Maker Lab so far. Please feel free to drop in on June 9-13 and join the workshops. If you have an idea for a session, please drop us a line, and we’ll get you on the schedule!


Emergence of Open Design and Manufacturing

Posted: May 19th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: od10beta | No Comments »

For a cultural plane of reference, for those who wish to familiarise themselves with Open Design, and therefore some of the intrinsic goals and objectives of the city, this article from Michel Bauwens is a great starting point.

“This is not an utopia, but the very necessity for the survival of our planet.
Indeed, we only do two things wrong, and we have to reverse them: Read the rest of this entry »