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Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Emily Smith is a graphic designer, illustrator, and crafter based in Vancouver. She is an avid textile artist and community organizer with a focus on facilitating collaborative and creative workspaces, teaching workshops, and organizing crafty and creative events. She enjoys foraging for unlikely materials, increasing bicycle safety and visibility, and becoming more self-sufficient while lowering her carbon footprint. Follow her on her blog at bluemollusc.com or Twitter @emilysmith2000.

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Tomorrow marks the first ever Maker Music event, hosted by the folks that put on the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. It will be an evening of epic proportions, with demonstrations and musical performances going on until late in the evening. Read more »

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photo by bluemollusc Vancouver Mini Maker Faire happened last month and one of the highlights for me was seeing Dan Royer’s drawbot kits on display. Dan is a member at our local hackerspace, VHS, and he’s been diligently prototyping his kits all year, with vast improvements made along the way.... Read more »

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The unveiling of the Rygo is happening tonight, July 26th, at the VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia from 6:30 till 9:00pm. Weighing 3,600 lbs and standing 2 meters tall, the Rygo is the largest 3D print in North America. More: Help Crowdfund the Rygo: The Largest 3D print... Read more »