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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.

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Shepshed, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK

After 30 years in different industries, became a freelance photographer, and started making art. My art now includes electronics and software, which I create for myself and theatre companies, also teach other artists.

Vancouver, Canada

Andrew is a design engineer at Makerlabs whose skills include mechanical design, 3D modelling and taco manufacturing.

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Beverley, East Yorkshire, UK

Hello, my name is Emily and I am a Yorkshire based freelance prop maker, happiest when tackling an obscure challenge! I have a background in Architecture and retrained in Art Direction and Set Design. I specialise in miniatures and have several years experience working in stop motion animation. I have also recently opened Escape Rooms Beverley, an escape room heavily focussed on immersive design and playful puzzles. I love any project designed to bring delight to others, and I look forward to working with anybody who shares this view!

Ottawa, Canada

Make 613 is a small group of makers in the Ottawa community who are informally grassroots organized.

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Calgary, Canada

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.

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Halifax/K'jipuktuk, Nova Scotia, Canada

Digital Mi'kmaq is an Indigenous-led ground breaking initiative, a program of Ulnooweg that aims to create lasting foundational change for Indigenous youth and communities through the interplay of science, culture, education and innovation.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

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.

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Sunderland, UK

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

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London, UK

"I use my creative skills and passion for all kinds of textiles to offer a 'portfolio' or 'multidisciplinary' approach. I love to collaborate, as each of us have different strengths and experiences. I am committed to sustainability, community-led initiatives and the potential of craft and design to create positive, social and environmental change"

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Bethan is a visual artist based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, who creates site-specific, ephemeral installations that physically engage the audience. Her practice is underpinned by drawing, sewing, paper cuts and structure-making.

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