AUXILIARY’S new 6 week programme

Auxiliary design

With the success of their first 14 week intensive programme earlier this year, AUXILIARY are launching a new 6 week course, AUXILIARY PLUS – delivering the indispensable foundations of sketching, model making and CAD, balanced with design strategy, theory and history. AUXILIARY X Retrospective In May of 2015, the Brisbane design community gathered for an exhibition …

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WEARABLE BACTERIA? By Alex Bell

Kombucha Fashion

Hello to all you science and fashion enthusiasts out there – my name is Alex and I want to share with you my eagerness towards a slimy, smelly, but revolutionary textile. This textile is Kombucha scoby; a floating mat of yeast, bacteria and their byproducts created when Kombucha tea ferments. Ring a bell? Kombucha tea …

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Light Box – MAKEIT Activity Kits head to regional Queensland

  The Edge is very happy to announce the 13 recipients of the National Science Week, Light Box: MAKEIT Activity Kits! Last month we put the call-out to Public Libraries interested in a bespoke activity box, containing a complete set of materials and instructions for six workshops exploring the science of light.   Today we …

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Entrepreneurs, freelancers and startups

The Edge community is made up of some very talented, creative people; especially those that currently freelance or are working on a startup project. If you just nodded your head (and said, yes that’s me!), and need support in taking your business to the next level, there are two things you can do right now. …

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New Motion Design and Fashion courses

Throughout October and November we’ll be introducing two new short courses that will upskill all you creative folk out there: Motion Design and Fashion! Motion graphics are used just about everywhere these days, from YouTube video introductions through to infographic presentations…


A sneak peek at our spooky Halloween installation

The Edge team are adding their finishing touches to the  Halloween Pi prototypes and, believe me, they’re spooky! (The prototypes that is, not the team.) Using a combination of a Raspberry Pi, some computer generated special effects, a laser cutter and a whole heap of creative talent…


We’re trying something new…

We’d like to introduce you to a new workshop series that is sure to please. We’ll detail the concept below, but here are the 3 things you need to know now. It’s called TRYIT Workshops, and our first two offerings include: Zoomorphic Masks and LED Nite Kites! TRYIT Workshops are all about trying something new, …

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Year of Light MAKEIT plans go live for Science Week

The Edge is celebrating the International Year of Light and National Science Week with 6 inspired workshop plans for you to download and use for free. Using complex ideas but simple techniques, you can create hands–on experiments and DIY devices to explore this fundamental science. Keep reading below for the list of available science week …

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Innovation Lab Upgrades

Small workgroup layout ready for collaboration and brainstorming in the Innovation Lab, The Edge Brisbane

The Innovation Lab has undergone some sound improvements (we’re not just talking okay, satisfactory kind of improvements, but actual sound improvements).   The Lab is adjacent the Recording Studio and has been a popular room choice for workshops, small events and as a shared space; however if you’ve used the room, you may have noticed …

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MAKEIT Workshop Plans & Kits

We’ve gone and done it! We’ve documented some of our popular workshops, and they are all yours! Yes, you may download, use, edit, present and re-write these workshops plans to make them your own! Plus, just to put the cherry on the top, we’ve packaged up kits with all the bits you’ll need. We’ve documented …

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