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Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Emily Smith is the driving force behind Vancouver Mini Maker Faire and Vancouver Maker Foundation. She is an avid textile artist and community organizer with a focus on facilitating collaborative and creative workspaces as well as maker-oriented projects and educational programming.

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After attending a few local maker events, he was inspired to create his series, "You are what you make!" Read more »


It's going to be action-packed and filled with maker spirit! Read more »


In December of 2013 I took a trip to Peru and was lucky enough to meet with makers at Fab Lab Lima. I wrote my first post about Luis Ernesto Flores Olazo’s Ironman maskand this is my second about Benom Juarez, who gave me a tour of the Fab Lab... Read more »

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When I saw the helmet I thought it was metal! Now I realize that it was made out of foam. The combination of both digital and analog craftsmanship is very inspiring. Read more »


The third ever Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is happening this weekend, June 1-2 in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada). There is so much to look forward to! With over 130 Makers, a jam-packed speaker series with everything from natural dye and spinning demonstrations, the future of 3D printing, and more. Read more »


Calling all tech-tinkerers, crafters, performers, giant robots, musicians! Vancouver Mini Maker Faire's call for makers is now open. Organizers working with Vancouver Maker Foundation are looking forward to our third Mini Maker Faire here in Vancouver, Canada. Don't wait! Apply now. Read more »


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