Singapore Maker Festival 2014

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The ‘Singapore Makers’, a creative ‘do-it-yourself’ (DIY) community will be organising the inaugural ‘Singapore Maker Festival 2014′, a two-week celebratory event that showcases the creative innovation & technology of our local people. Happening… Continue reading

Gaurav Gupta

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Meet the Maker: Gaurav Gupta Please introduce yourself and what you do. Hi, I’m Gaurav Gupta. I have a Bachelors of Engineering (Computer Engineering), NTU. My specialisation is in Distributed Computing, Machine Learning, Computer… Continue reading

So fun, Sew Fun!

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Sew Fun!@Art Loft This week, we catch up with the awesome peeps from Sew Fun!@Art Loft, a collaboration between Uyii (a fabric bag studio) and Art Loft (a children’s art school). Please tell us… Continue reading

Meet a Maker: Agatha Lee

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Meet A Maker: Agatha Lee Please introduce yourself and what you do. Hi, I’m Agatha Lee. I was working in the environmental sector for over 10 years specialising in policy, environmental disclosure and… Continue reading

Meet A Maker: Hui Shan

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MEET A MAKER This week, we are happy to catch up with Hui Shan, a maker-designer with an interesting personal journey. Please introduce yourself and what you do. Hello, I am Hui Shan.… Continue reading

Meet A Maker : Alex Kee

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MEET A MAKER This week, we are glad to introduce Malaysian inventor and green entrepreneur, Alex Kee. Please introduce yourself and what you do. I am the inventor of the SK-TF (Solar Kettle-Thermos… Continue reading

First Makers meetup of the year

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Calling all makers, hackers, tinkerers, artists, crafters, educators and geeks! Come and join us at the first Makers’ meetup of the year at Home-Fix’s Experience Centre (Level 2) ar 19 Tai Seng Avenue on 21 February, 2014 from 7.30pm to 10pm. We are… Continue reading

Awesome showcase at SG Makers-Arduino meetup

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It was the meetup that everyone was anticipating. How will Silicon Straits CO.LAB hold up when more than a hundred warm bodies who have indicated that they will come for the meetup finally… Continue reading

Saad Chinoy

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Saad is a geek. And he pushes buttons for a living. His background is in software, starting with Java with Business Intelligence tools, LAMP Web apps and conceptualizing and structure with mobile apps. Born… Continue reading

Rohaimi Mohd

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Spotted at the Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2013 is the ‘Invader’, an autonomous robot that sprays paint to produce graffiti art on the floor. Rohaimi‘s work in integrating graffiti art and robotics earned… Continue reading

Interview by Weare.sg

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Recently I had the honour of being interviewed for Weare.sg a blog about ordinary people who do extraordinary things. Here is the article written by Lim Zi Song for Weare.sg, reproduced with permission.  … Continue reading

Makers’ Block: Largest ground-up maker festival in Singapore

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“Makers’ Block: A Build, Craft & Design Experience” is the largest learning festival for makers in Singapore. The event will be held at the Suntec City Mall (level 2) in a 22,000 sqf… Continue reading

Ying Hong Pheh

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Meet the Maker: Pheh Ying Hong Please introduce yourself and what you do. Hi, my name is Ying Hong, currently an undergraduate in Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), majoring in Engineering… Continue reading

Ryan of ‘Curious Squirrel’

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Please introduce yourself and what you do. Hello, I am Ryan, the founder behind Squirrel. A community where teachers and students meet to learn and share skills with passion. I come from a… Continue reading

Meet a Maker: Dr Yeo Wee Kiang

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Meet A Maker : Dr Yeo Wee Kiang Please introduce yourself and what you do. Hi, I’m Wee Kiang. I graduated with PhD in Chemoinformatics from the Department of Pharmacy, National University of… Continue reading

Arduino Day

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SG Makers in partnership with IDA organised the Arduino Day in conjunction with the global celebration of Arduino‘s 10th birthday on Saturday 29 March 2014. It was held at the newly established IDA Labs@National Design Centre (111 Middle… Continue reading

Juan Miguel ‘Joe’ Jimeno

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Meet Juan Miguel Jimeno. He recently released his first prototype of the  ‘Jellyfish’, an social media update alert system.  Tell us more about yourself. People call me Joe. I love to tinker with… Continue reading

Sarah ‘The Playful Parent’ Lee-Wong

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Sarah takes on multiple roles: a homemaker, homeschooling parent and an incurable play addict. When she’s not busy being the referee between her two boys or trying conquer Mt. Domestica, she is an advocate… Continue reading

Young makers shine at littleBits’ global makeathon

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Last weekend, kids from all over the world gathered in various locations bringing their cities to live by participating in the “world’s largest physical and virtual littleBits workshop”. littleBits is a library of… Continue reading

Zed Yeo

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  Zed writes stories. He studied philosophy in the university and now works in the library. He can be spotted in between book shelves, flipping the pages of forgotten books. He thinks storytelling… Continue reading

Freda & Xiaohui (TINKR)

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Who says the field of digital fabrication is only meant for guys? Meet Freda and Xiao Hui, the creative geniuses behind TINKR, a 3D-printing design studio that churns out awesomely-crafted figurines and other knick… Continue reading

Gung Ho vs Zombies

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“Do your kids know how to handle a zombie attack?” The producers of a hypercraft story kit, Gung Ho vs Zombies,  Don Bosco and Inez Ang got together to work on a wacky… Continue reading

Team Swordfish

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The terrific trio of Thomas, Joakim and Song Chuan from Team Swordfish clinched the third prize of $3000 with their voice-activated personal assistant called ‘Maria‘ at the recently concluded codeXtremeApps (CXA) 24-hour programming competition… Continue reading

James Norris

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James is a social entrepreneur working on behavior change innovations and lifehacking through his startup called Self Spark. SG Makers (SGM): Tell us more about what you do. James Norris (JN): I’ve been… Continue reading

Shafiq Ali

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Since young, he is fascinated with hands-on work and the idea that he could help out at home to repair and fix things. Now as an adult, Shafiq hopes to help others build and fix… Continue reading

Ivan Chew

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Ivan Chew is a librarian by day but a rock musician by night. Beginning of this year, he set himself a goal of making one sketch per day or 365 sketches a year. He… Continue reading

David ‘BlueWolfe’ Liew

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Teacher. Prop-maker. Illustrator. Sculptor. Confectioner. These are the different hats that David Liew wears as he goes about his daily business of making really cool stuff with anything he can get his hands… Continue reading

Silicon Straits CO.LAB

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Enterprising tech makers have something to cheer about with the opening of Silicon Straits (formerly Neoteny Labs) CO.LAB, a co-working fab lab which according to its founder & CEO, James Chan, something akin… Continue reading

First Arduino SG meetup

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The last few days (2-5 August), has been totally awesome for Arduino fans in Singapore. Davide Gomba, CEO of Arduino Workshops (based in Turin, Italy) was in town to conduct a 2-day weekend… Continue reading

Gabriel J Perumal

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As a guy who love making products that will put smiles on people’s face, Gabriel defines himself as a ‘geek with a heart’. Getting inspiration by renown hardware hacker, ‘bunnie’ Huang, Gabriel hopes… Continue reading

John Tay

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John Tay is a freelance photographer specializing in event photography. He also is modern day farmer, applying his knowledge to growing food and contributing to the environmental sustainability efforts. As a regular volunteer… Continue reading

Ted Chen

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Ted Chen has always been a geek that likes hardware stuff. While in high school, he started building random projects like the marble separator and mini vending machines. Born in Taiwan, he went… Continue reading

Bartholomew Ting

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Bartholomew Ting is a cross-disciplinary cardboard architect with a passion for low‐cost DIY / DIWO innovation. Inspired by nature and motivated by technology, he brings expertise and experience in exhibition design and 3D‐modelling.… Continue reading

TC

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TC is a novice costume crafter and cosplayer who first came into the cosplay scene with his range of Ironman and Iron Patriot costumes. He is an active supporter and promoter of Ironman… Continue reading

Kiki Tay

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Kiki is a professional magician and stage performer. His performance involves a blend of lasers, LED lights and sleight-of-hand. The most amazing thing is that he fabricates his electronic/electrical props by himself. A… Continue reading

Michelle Lye

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Software engineer at local R&D Company AIS Cube, Michelle spends much of her time at work designing, building, coding and integrating the hardware and software that is developed and fine-tuned in house. She… Continue reading

Andrew ‘bunnie’ Huang

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bunnie loves hardware. He loves to make it, and to break it; he loves the smell of it. His passion for hardware began in elementary school, and since then he has garnered a… Continue reading

Jason Koh

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Jason Koh, better known by his online handle Crimson, is a cosplayer, costume maker and pop-culture event organizer.His love affair with cosplay and costume making began more than a decade ago, when he… Continue reading

Ibnur & Veera

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Veera is the Kampung Tinkerer and co-founder at the Sustainable Living Lab. Trained officially as a mechanical engineer, he spent his formative years being a general nightmare around the house by taking apart… Continue reading

Hanyang & Jerett

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Leong Hanyang and Jerett Koh are the two intrepid gentlemen behind Funbie Studios and they have been creating waves in the maker scene since they first introduced their work at the second SG… Continue reading