After an investor failed to follow through, the media in DIY mode that you have known and loved since 2014 must reinvent itself. Here’s why.
Published 24 July 2018 by Annick Rivoire
For the first time in France, on July 16-20, the FAB14 conference was held under the theme “fabricating resilience”. Will fablabs fill the gaps of our collapsing world?
Published 3 July 2018 by Annick Rivoire
On July 11, before FAB14, the Fab City Summit begins. But what is the fabcity? We posed this question to co-organizers and architects Francesco Cingolani and Minh Man Nguyen.
Published 6 March 2018 by Annick Rivoire
Thomas Tichadou went to meet Europeans committed to local social and solidarity initiatives. We Can Be Heroes is the website that gives an account of his experience.
Published 16 January 2018 by Annick Rivoire
Having written for Makery the soundtrack of lab machines, Jean-Philippe Renoult composed “Make Sound, binaural Fablab Opera” for a prestigious art radio program.
Published 12 December 2017
The UN rewards a young British engineer for having designed a hydroponic system that uses ten times less water and cultivated area than conventional horticulture.
Published 3 October 2017 by Annick Rivoire
Do humans have more control on their environment with digital modelling and design tools? The Design Modelling Symposium, in Paris from September 16-20, opened up avenues.
Published 26 September 2017 by Annick Rivoire
This September 28, in the presence of 1,000 guests, “European campus for exploring the future” thecamp will open in the south of France. Visit.
Published 27 June 2017 by Annick Rivoire
The media darling and cofounder of La Paillasse biohacklab in Paris has resigned, now replaced by Hacene Lahreche. For French fablabs, this change marks the end of the “sandbox” era.
Published 16 May 2017 by Annick Rivoire
#Fablab Festival. More of a great Make celebration than the makers’ rendezvous: the Toulouse festival welcomed 9,000 visitors from May 11 to 14. Report.
Published 21 March 2017 by Annick Rivoire
Somewhere between robotization, uberization and co-design, the 10th Saint-Etienne Design Biennale, France, presents a panorama of “shifting work paradigms”. Fablabs have a place of honor.
Published 17 January 2017
103 Perdix mini drones swarmed in the sky thanks to collective artificial intelligence, announced the secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense on January 9.
Published 6 October 2016 by Annick Rivoire
Makery is on-site to accompany the construction of a future shelter for refugees in Paris, co-designed by architects, graphic designers, social workers and botany artists.
Published 2 August 2016 by Annick Rivoire
Interview with Thomas Landrain, president of La Paillasse, a Parisian biohacklab that has disrupted scientific research and initiates projects for open innovation.
Published 21 July 2016
For the first time, not just a city but an entire country is a candidate to host the FAB14 conference in 2018.
Published 21 May 2016 by Annick Rivoire
Louise Drulhe’s “Critical Atlas of the Internet” is a website, a book and an exhibition. This “fluid design” proto questions control architecture.
Published 10 May 2016 by Annick Rivoire
7,500 visitors at the 2016 Fablab Festival to discover the maker movement. This meeting is also one for the community that has structured itself into the French network of fablabs.