Free magazine about the role and future of Digital Fabrication, PlugnMake is a project open to everybody, a white sheet on which to draw with you. We want to keep our followers in the loop by sharing every step of the project. We look forward to questions, opinions and suggestions, because our passion and commitment will not be enough without your contribution.
Meet Our Team!
Business Manager and Cofounder
Architect, designer, and passionate entrepreneur, Mario Francese set up his own architecture bureau in 2007 and, since then, he has built his skills in digital fabrication and self-production. End 2014, EYE program gave him the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. Peter Troxler to approach and analyze FabLabs’ self-sustainability and business models.
Executive Editor and Cofounder
Chiara studied architecture at University of Naples and specializes in urban design and planning. With a passion for depressed areas and all that concerns cities and citizens empowerment, she is captivated by the opportunities digital manufacturing is offering for territory’s creativity and expertise to take back their central role in the local economy.
Valentina was born in Italy and moved to the Netherlands in 2012. With a master degree in Post-colonial Literatures, she became passionate about digital fabrication due to its social impact and its open and collaborative traits. She joined PlugnMake in April 2015 to contribute to the spread of knowledge in order to increase people’s participation.
Carlos is a Mechatronic engineer from Guadalajara Mexico. He is currently co-founder of Techmind, a company dedicated to sell innovative technological products. He spends his free time painting illustrations for RPG’s and making 3D printing toys. He also teaches math at a local private school and gives electronics workshop.
We are looking for you to contribute to our project with articles related to the digital fabrication world from a social, economic, or technical point of view. You will be credited with your articles as well as with your own blog, if any. If you are passionate about our focus and see your role in our project, contact us via our Contributor Application.