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Time to make! Buy and sell creations from European #Makers and Designers
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Trotec at the Operae Indipendent Design Festival - For the second consecutive year Trotec, the worldwide manufacturer of laser machines for cutting and engraving, is going to join Operae Independent Design Festival, the fair about design that offers the opportunity to discover new products and emerging phenomena of the design world. The fair will take place in Turin from 6 to 8 November 2015 in the beautiful setting of Palazzo Cavour, and provides a rich program of meetings with personaliti...

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Positivo | Negativo: opposites that live inside ourselves - Among the latest additions to MakeTank you may have noticed Positivo | Negativo, a collection created by Francesca Testa. It's a laser-cut jewels line exploring the idea of coexisting opposites, expressing it with their shapes but also through their colors and design. We talked with Francesca to know something more about her creative background and the concept her collection started from. Francesca graduated in Industrial Design at...

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Botteghe Digitali: the project that support the future artisan

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Lumipocket: the Italian way to stereolitography - Lumipocket is an Italian project by the same team who launched a first successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for a similar product: Lumifold. The idea behind Lumifold and now Lumipocket is the same: to bring stereolitography to (almost) everyone, especially Makers and "digitalized" craftsmen. We met the projects' founders, Manuela and Davide, to know what their company Lumi Industries has in store for the next future. What got you in...

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The MakeTank Mix Tape: Beauties and the Beatles - The MakeTank Mix Tape: Beauties and the Beatles! Welcome to MakeTank’s very own twist on a mix tape! Inspired by the Beatles, their songs, and their everlasting impact on the world of music, this mix tape includes a selection of “tracks” that relate to some of your favorite songs from their albums… Even better, on MakeTank, they come in the form of wearable, usable, and beautiful innovations and creations that you won’t want to miss out on h...

Dayuma Home Design: International self-produced design made in Italy

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Waves of Summer on MakeTank - Waves of Summer on MakeTank! For the summer season, nothing can make you feel as good as enjoying the seaside. Here are some perfect summer jewelry and home décor options that can make you feel that much closer to the waves, breeze, and sunshine by the sea! Cromo Rainbow – Armchair, Braccialoft, Franci – Eco Vase, Barchetta – Necklace, Emerald – Lamp, Ancora – Earrings The “Leather Necklace – Barchetta” (€35.00) is a chic design made of brown and beige leather ...

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How to make an acrylic lamp with laser cutting - We’ve already talkad about acrylic and its versatility. Laser-cutting or laser-engraving on acrylic is really interesting to create design objects and unique jewelries. With the laser, you can realize even the most delicate geometries or photo-engravings on acrylic. This time we’re going to make an awesome acrylic lamp, which provides a marvelous light reflection. What do we need? Just 3 mm acrylic How do we do it? A ready to use template is ...

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Madesin Studio wins DesignWinMake Metal Edition - Madesin Studio wins of DesignWinMake Metal Edition. Alessandro Giacomelli and Marco Redaelli of Madesin Studio are the winners of  DesignWinMake Metal Edition www.designwinmake.it, the contest for product design promoted by MakeTank, the service LaserMio (www.lasermio.com) and the web magazine Arredativo.it (www.arredativo.it). Their “Luma,” a candle holder in laser cut inox, won overtaking over 40 projects and winning the highest award. Ale...

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How to make acrylic jewels with laser cutting - Due to the laser’s precision is possible to create rings, necklaces and bracelets using different materials (wood, acrylic, leather…). Lasercutted and engraved bijoux are surely interesting for designers attracted to the fashion accessories world. For this tutorial we’ve decided to use the acrylic material, particularly suitable to create jewels because of its shininess and colors variety. What do we need? 3mm acrylics, eyelets for the necklac...
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