Emma Rose Metcalfe is the co-founder of How.Do, an app and platform that lets you share how to do things. We spoke about the user experience of sharing. How does sharing projects stop us from doing projects? How can we share collaborative experiences? Who holds the camera? How do constraints improve the sharing experience? And… Read more »
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It’s episode 6! We’re officially into the high single digits. In this episode, I speak to writer, publisher, producer, maker and all round difficult-to-pigeonhole person, Leila Johnston. We talk about play, and making for the sake of it; that bit in the venn diagram where geeks and sci-fi cross over; the future, and what it… Read more »
I met up with Ivan Pope at his new makespace, Fabrivan, tucked away behind London Road, a low-rent shopping street on the edges of Brighton city centre. Fabrivan is Ivan’s latest experiment in future technology – a makespace designed to be accessible and welcoming, and to support experimentation. We spoke about making makespaces accessible, developing… Read more »
In episode 4, I caught up with Chris Thorpe from Flexiscale, a small UK startup making 3D models of the great steam engines of the first industrial revolution. He filled me in on how they’re testing new ways of manufacturing, how they laser scan an entire locomotive, and what we can learn from the Victorians… Read more »
For Episode 3, I interviewed the designer and maker Brendan Dawes. Brendan’s known for early interactive web projects like Psycho Studio, that allows users to remix Hitchcock’s famous shower scene themselves. He’s also known for his physical projects, such as the Moviepeg and Popa phone accessories, and devices that cross the digital/physical divide, such as… Read more »
And so we come to episode 2 of the podcast. Two episodes. That makes it officially a thing. On this episode, I talk with Jude Pullen, a product design engineer, and also the creator of the Design Modelling website, a series of tutorials, techniques and project ideas for working with low cost prototyping materials, mostly… Read more »
In this first episode of the hopefully long-running Looking Sideways podcast, I talk to Stuart Bannocks of Stickers on Boxes fame about generating and sharing ideas, making vs talking, failure and iteration, hypothetical architecture and catwalk fashion.