Yearly Archives: 2012


Call for Makers: Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2013

Early warning all ye makers! The Dublin Mini Maker Faire call for makers will open on January 16th, 2013 (pending license approval from O’Reilly).  If you are a member of a hackerspace, men’s shed, university, club, laboratory, blacksmithery, or submersible evil lair and would like some flyers and posters to help you spread the word, get […]

Dublin Mini Maker Faire Open call launches Jan 16th, 2013

Maker Faire UK

Maker Faire UK is back this year after a one year hiatus. This faire is set to be the biggest maker event in all the UK this year.  The event hopes to have 300 makers and is a huge crowd drawer. It takes place on April 27/28 in Newcastle. They have opened their call for makers, which […]

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Future of Making: Join the Conversation

Future of Making: Join the Conversation is an evening of curated talks. It is an opportunity for discussion between makers, designers and crafters. The talks will come from a wide range of groups Crafts Council of Ireland, FabLab Dublin, National College of Art & Design, Makeshop, Science Gallery, Tog  and Dublin Mini Makerfaire. We plan to give a round up of this year’s faire and a sneck preview of some of our plans […]


We Want Your Feedback!

Hello our maker friends! There is no rest for the wicked is would seem. We  are already busy organising a bigger and better Dublin Mini Makerfaire for 2013 (ah we love it really!) In order to help us know what worked and what didn’t this year, we need your help! If you attended the Faire, […]


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Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2012 Recap

Dublin Mini Maker Faire blew away all our expectations - and we hope you felt the same.  In the end, we had over 5,500 attendees between 10am and 6pm.  There were spaceships, robots, sugru and arduinos, crochet, submarines, and much more.  For a tiny snapshot of the day, here’s a video that sums up the experience pretty […]


Thanks for a terrific day!

Dublin’s first ever Mini Maker Faire was a massive success! Thanks so much to our infinitely creative makers and hardworking volunteers. We’ve had a great response from both participants and visitors and can’t wait til next years event! We have a few pictures from the even posted here, and please send along any that you […]


Meet The Maker: Build Brighton 1

Buildbrighton is a hackerspace from Brighton,  in the UK.  They will be bringing along a variety of group and individually created projects to showcase what can be done at your local hackspace . Their showcase project will be ‘Scalexercise’ – an experiment in fitness, using actual human power – via exercise bikes – to drive […]


Meet the Maker: Tarraing anáil

Tarraing anáil invites you to rethink the most natural of all tasks: breathing. Step into the darkness and become the composer of your very own personal sound and light show. This intensely intimate bodily function is amplified by a smart corset, that unlike other corsets, allows you to breathe fully. It is embedded with electronics […]


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Meet the Maker: Hooked

Carolyn Rutherford presents ‘Hooked,’ a crochet collection and workshop that will inspire the granny in you! Learn how to crochet at this wooly wonder workshop. Enter the ‘How Hot is Your Pot’ tea cosy design competition for the opportunity to win a Le Crousset Pot and to work with Hooked to crochet your unique design […]