Meet our Magnificent Makers
Little Inventors wants children to open their eyes to the world of invention and creativity. But beyond the invention drawings, there is a unique opportunity for children and makers, designers and artists to come together and collaborate to bring children’s imagination to life.
By taking children’s ideas seriously and presenting them in a professional manner through collaboration with skilled makers, we will help showcase children’s original ideas, perspectives and voices.
We also want to challenge the skills and experience of adult makers, and encourage them to push beyond their own limits by engaging with the highly imaginative and unhindered minds of young children.Do you make things?
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I started animating in 2D, working on motion graphics. After 3 years I decided to pick up 3D modelling and have since learnt to rig, animate and render for 3D animations.
I’m continuing to challenge myself with new styles of design and animation.
Professional 3D product designer at Solid ideas. Andy created multiple CAD prototypes of our most ingenious inventions!
Carl has an interest in a broad range of design areas and has worked for a number of years teaching on various Animation and Design programmes at the University of Sunderland.
Serial entrepreneur in additive manufacturing.
Founder at Little You.
Product designer based in Toronto.
Music, photography and fresh mangosteen enthusiast.
Andrew is a design engineer at Makerlabs whose skills include mechanical design, 3D modelling and taco manufacturing.
I believe all humans need a creative outlet and have the capacity to create solutions to existing problems. My goal is to inspire students and teachers to find their inner inventor and give them time and space inside and outside to explore.
Make 613 is a small group of makers in the Ottawa community who are informally grassroots organized.
Protospace is Calgary's original, community-based, member-driven maker space, offering access to workshop space and tools, education and community. They exist to facilitate member projects and interests by providing a physical space, tools, and a friendly, welcoming community of makers.
Alastair is a maker with twenty years' experience of hardware and software development. He Specialises in the more unusual projects often working with start-ups and artists. He supports interactive Media Design to undergraduates at Northumbria University and in 2016.
AMAP is part of the Faculty of Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing at the University of Sunderland. The University actively wants to work with industry and that creates an exciting dynamic. Our vision for AMAP is to inform, inspire and innovate in Advanced Manufacturing, which we will achieve by being an innovative, accessible, and outward facing provider of support for industry