Professional Makers – Design 1st & Macadamian

Join Macadamian and Design 1st on August 16-17 at the Canada Museum of Science and Technology for the second annual Mini Maker Faire Ottawa! The Ottawa Mini Maker Faire brings together individuals who celebrate the fusion of art and science, and embrace a DIY spirit. While the focus of the Mini Maker Faire is on the process of making, Design 1st and Macadamian, two local hardware and software design and development firms, are partnering with local high school and university educators to show young makers just how easy it is to take an idea and develop it in to a marketable product.

Professional Makers Macadamian and Design 1st Collaborate to Spark Imagination and Product Innovation at Ottawa Mini-Maker Fair

Macadamian and Design 1st, two local product design and development firms are partnering with local high school and university educators to show young makers just how easy it is to take an idea, create it and take it to market.

Design 1st and Macadamian are passionate about opening up opportunities for young people to learn how art and technology can come together to develop innovative new products. We want to inspire young makers and let them know that there is a large community of support to help them be successful. Kevin Bailey, CEO Design 1st.

The Ottawa Mini Maker Faire brings together individuals who celebrate the fusion of art and science, and embrace a DIY spirit. While the focus of the Mini Maker Faire is on the process of making, Design 1st and Macadamian are focused on showing how to partner and collaborate to bring together creative design, physical hardware and software to come up with unique solutions designed to address an identified market need.

The Mini-Maker Faire is a great way for the Ottawa-Gatineau community to discover the cool stuff that todays technology enables; and imagine the possibilities on how to shape technology to improve and enrich peoples lives." Fred Boulanger, CEO Macadamian.

Here is a sneak peak at what Macadamian and Design 1st are working on for the Ottawa Mini Maker Faire August 16 and 17, 2014

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