Pensa means “think” in Italian, which couldn’t be more fitting for a company responsible for producing such thoughtful designs. I recently got to visit their Dumbo shop to see their entry in the Oregon Manifest bike design competition and see their work space as well.Read More
I just came across the Ziibra, an site where you can discover artists and creators of all types and follow them and also support them, and I’m really enjoying their Vimeo page.Read More
Both the maker movement and vocational training are in theory based on working with one’s hands, engineering and problem solving. Though there’s a stigma, and has been for a long time, associated with vocational training.Read More
Did formal music training influence Daniel Moyer’s woodworking? It must have. Just looking at his work you see an obvious respect and total commitment to craft and quality. It’s the work of someone who has mastered an art.
Months ago when I visited Horse Cycles, Thomas Callahan was in the process of building a cross bike which I figured when it was finished it would be gorgeous, but not this gorgeous.Read More
Why not get a bunch of people together in a Brooklyn alley with hand tools and make a wooden dinosaur?
That was sort of the general vibe of the Grove Alley Maker Night. That, and some 3D printers, Brooklyn Lagers and general summertime milling about. All in all, quite a good scene and one that makes me proud to call King’s County home.Read More
Food manufacturing is one of the strongest growing manufacturing sectors in NYC. That’s something we heard in our interview with Made In NYC. So it makes sense that Industry City’s most recent plan for revitalizing the giant manufacturing space in South Brooklyn includes a big push for food manufacturing.Read More
Gramercy Tools proves you don’t need a big team to build great things, you just need smart people with the right tools.Read More