Florian de Visser - Story Signs Utrecht
[ezcol_1fifth]  Editorial Staff  23 July 2015 [/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_4fifth_end] Florian de Visser realizes Story Signs in the FabLab: “At a certain moment, I decided to make them real, and I found out about de-factorij” During our NLmakertour, we had the opportunity to visit de-factorij, Fiona van de Geijn’s FabLab in Eindhoven. It’s hosted […]

Florian de Visser

[ezcol_1fifth]  Editorial Staff  16 July 2015 [/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_4fifth_end] Frits Groenen at Fablab013: “That’s the brilliant thing about being here, in a FabLab: there are a lot of machines, but also knowledge.” Fablab013 has a very particular story. It has been conceived as a business since its birth in the city center […]

Frits Groenen

Saskia Freeke - Cardboard Mechanics
[ezcol_1fifth]  Editorial Staff  9 July 2015 [/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_4fifth_end] Saskia Freeke at ZB45 Makerspace: “I really like that I can design it through my laptop, make it really graphic and then real” Saskia Freeke is a young designer who came across the laser cutter about 4-5 years ago, during her studies in Interaction […]

Saskia Freeke

Mark van Wageningen's wooden letter stamps
[ezcol_1fifth]  Editorial Staff  2 July 2015 [/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_4fifth_end] Mark van Wageningen at ZB45 makerspace: “For me, it’s like making typographic history reversed.” During our NLmakertour, we came across plenty of makers who worked on the oddest but brilliant ideas in FabLabs and makerspaces. At ZB45 Makerspace in Amsterdam, we met Mark van […]

Mark van Wageningen

Better Future Factory - Plastic spiral thread from PET bottles 1
Better Future Factory, Jonas Martens: “Doing things about sustainability, circular economy, that’s what we try to incorporate in everything we do” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                             [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Better Future Factory is a young company based […]

Better Future Factory video interview

Printr Enschede, Douwe Bart Mulder: “The market is very scattered, and we’re trying to push for one standard way of communicating with your 3D printer” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                           [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Printr is a Dutch 3D […]

Printr video interview

FryskLab truck 1
FryskLab – Bibliotheekservice Fryslân, Jeroen de Boer: “It’s about sharing knowledge and information in order to make people more ready for their future” Watch the full interview →   [ezcol_1quarter]                                 [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] FryskLab is a […]

FryskLab video interview

Ultimaker 2
Ultimaker, CEO Siert Wijnia: “What we are trying to do is to see whether we can make a viable model in the real world of open source hardware” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                               [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] […]

Ultimaker video interview

Alex Schaub's bass guitar
FabLab Amsterdam – Waag Society, Alex Schaub: “Digital fabrication is amazing, but what about the old crafts?” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                                   [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] FabLab Amsterdam was born in 2007 within the Waag Society, […]

FabLab Amsterdam video interview

"byflow" foldable 3D printer 2
FabLab Maastricht, Frits Hoff: “One of the main opportunities in a FabLab is that you can combine ideas and speed up innovation in an affordable way” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                         [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] FabLab Maastricht specializes in 3D […]

FabLab Maastricht video interview

Questions corner
Timelab Ghent, Eva de Groote: “For us, it’s about designing new systems to organize ourselves, our society, but also our businesses” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                                   [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Born from the Time Festival, […]

Timelab video interview

Laser cut bags 2
de-factorij Eindhoven, Fiona van de Geijn: “I think the most important knowledge is in the people themselves” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                     [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] de-factorij is a FabLab located in Eindhoven within the Founded by All hub. It is one of […]

de-factorij video interview

Bart Bakker's diorama
miniFabLab, Bart Bakker: “The motors […] are individuals, tenacious individuals that want to have a Lab. They don’t bother about business plans, they want a FabLab” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                         [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Bart Bakker has been promoting […]

Bart Bakker video interview

Flag FabLab013 2
FabLab013 Tilburg, Peter Scheepens and Vera van Duren: “The FabLabs that are going to survive are the ones that have a sustainable business model, not the ones that are only running on subsidies.” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                         […]

FabLab013 Tilburg video interview

Braided clay bottle
VormVrij, Marlieke Wijnakker and Yao van de Heerik on clay 3D printing: “It is still a craft, not just technology. It is a synergy of creativity and technology.” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                     [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] VormVrij® is the Dutch company […]

VormVrij video interview

Pint3D Matter books
Print3D Matter store in Amsterdam, Henry Stock: “We have a wide range of people that come in to get things made, even just simple everyday things” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                   [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Located in Amsterdam since mid-2014, Print3D Matter can […]

Print3D Matter video Interview

3D printed knot
Printed In Space shop in Amsterdam, Erik Swetter: “Designers will have to demonstrate that their designs are more valid and more worth than the ones you find on Thingiverse, for example” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                       [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] With […]

Printed In Space video interview

FabLab Amersfoort work space 1
FabLab Amersfoort, Dirk van Vreeswijk: “People who come here don’t come to us for money. They come to us for knowledge” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                         [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Dirk van Vreeswijk, co-founder at the Benelux FabLab Foundation, has pushed […]

FabLab Amersfoort video interview

Kaasfabriek building 1
Kaasfabriek FabLab regio Alkmaar, André van Rijswijk: “It is important to get children enthusiastic about science and technology” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                             [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Located in the cultural center HAL 25, Kaasfabriek (Cheese Factory) FabLab […]

Kaasfabriek FabLab regio Alkmaar video interview

D. Potharst & J.W. van de Bok
Multi 3D Print store in Haarlem, Dick Potharst and Jan Willem de Bok: “We hope to create a community” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                     [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Multi 3D Print is a store that opened its doors in October 2014 in […]

Multi 3D Print store video interview

ProtoSpace tools 1
ProtoSpace FabLab Utrecht, Joris van Tubergen: “If you share it, it doesn’t mean that you don’t own it anymore” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                         [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] ProtoSpace FabLab Utrecht raised and solved the important dilemma of how to […]

ProtoSpace FabLab Utrecht video interview

FabLab Arnhem, Sergio Canestrelli: “People are crossing over the borders of different working areas: a designer is no longer a pure designer” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                         [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] FabLab Arnhem, the fifth one in The Netherlands, is […]

FabLab Arnhem video interview

Peter Troxler - Stadslab Rotterdam 1
Peter Troxler at Stadslab in Rotterdam: “What we actually see is that technology gets into the hand of society” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                       [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Research Professor at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences on the topic of the […]

Peter Troxler video interview

Jaap Vermaas - ZB45 Makerspace 1
ZB45 makerspace Amsterdam, Jaap Vermaas: “Now people can see how a FabLab can work, what will bring money and what will not” Watch the full interview → [ezcol_1quarter]                         [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end] Like for most FabLabs, the foundation of ZB45 makerspace in […]

ZB45 makerspace video interview