Design for America of NYU invites you to their final showcase

Design for America of NYU, a student club using human-centered design to tackle complex social issues, is thrilled to invite you to their final project showcase this Friday, May 4th, between 5:30 and 7 PM, in the MakerSpace Foyer. Many of their teams have been ideating and prototyping in the MakerSpace this semester and they would love to share with the MakerSpace community the projects – ranging from homelessness, women empowerment to STEM education and…

UX Prototyping Tools Workshop with Tejas

For the last workshop in the Ideation series, we invited Tejas Bhalerao, an interaction designer at Mastercard to conduct a workshop on UX prototyping tools. It was an honor for us to have Tejas teach the basics of prototyping and the “why” behind all the design decisions. The participants learnt a lot about different tools, how to choose them and what kind of prototype can be created with it. Tejas did an amazing job of…

Capstone Competition Applications and Showcase

The 2018 Tandon Capstone Competition deadline is fast approaching! All applications must be submitted by April 28th, 11:59pm. Total prize money is $3,500, and teams can enter to win up to $1,000 in prizes in one of four categories: Best Design Highest Entrepreneurial Potential Greatest Social Impact Students’ Choice ($500) If you are working on a project and at least 50% of your team members are enrolled in an undergraduate capstone course with a faculty…

CAIRN Week 2: Thank You and some FAQ

Today (Monday 23rd April), the second week of CAIRN is starting. Thank you to all of you who have contributed to building our collective NYU MakerSpace Cairn. It’s been really exciting to see some of the individual cairns that were built and also to see the collective material representation of practices in the MakerSpace. It is a busy space, so busy that starting from day one we had to “reset” some parts of the table…

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