Skills:Open Lab have a makerspace and digital fabrication facilities. Making practices within the group include: 3D design and printing, laser cutting, electronics and creating wearables, and textiles and much more!
Open Lab is the interaction design research group based in the School of Computing at Newcastle University.
We have a huge amount of experience working with partners from the NHS to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - helping them solve real-world-problems using technology.
We have built apps, designed toolkits, created AI, designed immersive storytelling. created interesting ways to collect feedback, made VR environments, built physical technologies, made data more accessible, and so much more.
We take a human centred-design approach meaning that we design technology with people in mind.