Prototyping

Day 2 of the 1-Day Build

Day 2 of the 1-Day Build

I was looking for a phone number to call Printrbot today. No luck, but I did find specs for the Z Axis Rod Ends. Ok, not exciting to you, but it was bitter-sweet to me. You see, fitting the rod into this end required a few well-placed taps by a hammer, followed by several full-body swings of Mjölnir (aka Thor’s hammer).

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Our 3d Printer Prototype Build

Our 3d Printer Prototype Build

Wilhem, Andrew and I cracked open the box looking for a fun couple of hours of build time with the Printrbot “Play Kit” 3D printer. We had our tools in hand, a nice wide desk and a GoPro ready to document our afternoon conquest in preparation for the Walnut St 3D Printer Bootcamp.

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#ProtoComp2015: It’s a Wrap!

#ProtoComp2015: It’s a Wrap!

So, we did it! We planned, promoted and executed the first 5-week prototyping competition of its kind. Unlike traditional hackathons, #ProtoComp2015 was geared toward providing access to creative technical projects. We didn't just build a design event for UI and UX...

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Winners of #protocomp2015

Winners of #protocomp2015

Wow. We are kinda speechless right now. We have to gather our thoughts and take a deep breath. Right now we want to share some photos though 🙂  [gallery link="none" size="full" columns="2"...

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Week Three #ProtoComp2015 Putting on the Finishing Touches

Week Three #ProtoComp2015 Putting on the Finishing Touches

This whole #ProtoComp2015 experience with Unisys has been such an enlightening journey, on so many different levels. It's opened many doors in our community and we're grateful to serve as a change agent not only for Unisys and the contestant, but also for local...

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Announcing #ProtoComp2015 Judging Panel

Announcing #ProtoComp2015 Judging Panel

And the Winner is... We've had an amazing time during the course of launching and coordinating #ProtoComp2015 in partnership with Unisys. Week 3's Crash Courses and prototyping work sessions are set to begin tomorrow evening, and we wanted to take a moment to announce...

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Week Two #ProtoComp2015 Solidifying the Interface

Week Two #ProtoComp2015 Solidifying the Interface

Chadwick Wingrave Presents Creativity to Product Crash Course Throughout the process of the Unisys/Walnut St. Labs' Prototyping Competition (#ProtoComp2015), the Walnut St. Labs team regularly congregates to plan the coordination of its upcoming installments. Each...

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Week One #ProtoComp2015 is in the books

Week One #ProtoComp2015 is in the books

The Launch Party last week was a total blast, but the real ‘meat and potatoes’ of this project, the creative core, has only just begun. We were floored to see the extent of community interest at #ProtoComp2015 launch, and were futhermore encouraged to see that almost everyone who partied with us last week, not only signed up, but showed up for Week One to compete.

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