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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 or Twitter @emilysmith2000.

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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 »


Vancouver Makers are congregating for the second ever Vancouver Mini Maker Faire this weekend, June 23rd-24th at the PNE Forum (That’s Vancouver, British Columbia – in Canada). The Vancouver Mini Maker Faire was founded by members of our local hackerspace, Vancouver Hack Space, with the help of eatART and Vancouver... Read more »


Vancouver Makers have been preparing, in epic proportions, for this year’s Mini Maker Faire, happening June 23-24. Mike Zeitz (left) approached me early in the year with an idea for helping promote our fair. He really wanted to learn how to fabricate bicycles, and wanted to use the skills that... Read more »


If you made it out to Vancouver Mini Maker Faire last year, you would have seen theTitanoboa in-progress. Man, has it come a long way! Read more »

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We’re excited to announce that the Call for Makers for Vancouver Mini Maker Faire 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – is now live! Applications are now open for Individual Makers, Maker Groups, Startup Makers, and Commercial Makers. The 2012 Vancouver Mini Maker Faire will be held on the weekend... Read more »


It's a game cabinet! It's silk screen storage? Sure, why not? Read more »


For the upcoming Vancouver Mini Maker Faire fundraiser party tonight, Vincent van Haaff made a fun confetti party with openFrameworks. Read more »