Mediated Matter researchers of the MIT Media Lab in Boston developed the very first 3D printer for glass. Opening new possibilities for design and architecture.
Published 7 September 2015 by Caroline Grellier
Our maker in bio-sourced materials has not been idle this summer. La Termatière completed its funding, launched a market study, wrote its R&D program and recruited a partner.
Published 25 July 2015 by Caroline Grellier
How an ancestral know-how of bark cloth production became an international eco-fashion company, between Uganda and Germany.
Published 13 July 2015 by Caroline Grellier
June priority for La Termatière, the bio-sourced materials agency: hunting for euros! Contests, feasibility studies allowing me to check what my vine shoot has in its fibre.
Published 8 June 2015 by Caroline Grellier
Peanut shells, rice bran, cow pat and homemade moulds… Our material maker continues her inspiring immersion in Togo, at the bio-sourced local material lab.
Published 19 May 2015 by Caroline Grellier
In Togo, the makers community of Minodoo organizes OpenSourceTours, some wandering introductory events in the true spirit of open source.
Published 5 May 2015 by Caroline Grellier
For her agro-material design agency project La Termatière, Caroline Grellier went off to Togo to observe the activity of a research centre in local materials.
Published 6 April 2015 by Caroline Grellier
La Termatière, Caroline Grellier’s project of viticulture by-products development, must define its investments needs in order to progress from DIY to mass production.
Published 17 March 2015 by Caroline Grellier
As TRATECH, a sort of maker faire in Ghana, comes to a close, Léonce Atanley, never without an Arduino in his backpack, tells Makery about his future projects as an experienced maker for Africa.
Published 10 March 2015 by Caroline Grellier
In Ivory Coast, computer engineer and tireless advocate of free software Florent Youzan is the co-founder of Ovillage, a third-space in Abidjan that produces social innovation projects.
Published 2 March 2015 by Caroline Grellier
A podium at the Paris Agricultural Show start-up contest and a meeting with scientists: the great leaps forward of Caroline Grellier's viticulture by-products upgrading project.
Published 17 February 2015 by Caroline Grellier
Test the homemade recipe for the repairing and protecting dough, based on corn flour and silicone.
Published 2 February 2015 by Caroline Grellier
The designer Caroline Grellier keeps the diary of her project of viticulture by-products upgrading. Her Cooperative is now doubly incubated by Agro Valo Méditerranée and Alter’Incub.
Published 19 January 2015 by Caroline Grellier
The Italian Francesco Pacelli’s Hoop project recycles food waste, especially coffee, to make material close to ceramic for 3D printing.
Published 5 January 2015 by Caroline Grellier
Does a maker make a good innovator? Caroline Grellier, designer, chronicles her project “Cooperative for the upgrading of viticulture materials", incubated by Sup’Agro Montpellier.
Published 2 December 2014 by Caroline Grellier
Seven African makers present their projects during the sixth InnovAfrica forum that brought together from the 24th to the 28th of November in Lomé, Togo, 150 Africans from 15 French speaking countries.
Published 10 November 2014 by Caroline Grellier
Burkina Faso had its quiet revolution on October 30th by demonstrating to obtain the departure of president Compaoré. The Ouagalab makers took part in the demonstrations whilst completing work on the future fablab.
Published 27 October 2014 by Caroline Grellier
Makers from Togo, Ghana, Benin and Ivory Coast met in June 2014 in Ouagalab, the first fablab of West Africa.