Two New Playlists for Your Spotify Account

Sunny Bankrupt Billionaires

Do you ever wonder who curates the music at The Edge? You’re sitting there working on your project in the Window Bays when suddenly your favourite band starts playing through the PA system. Well, let’s meet two of the team that pick your Edge soundtrack and peer into their eclectic mixed tape. Here is some music …

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This is how we did it – Creating our Christmas card

You might have seen our Christmas card from last year (2016). If not, have a quick geez of it here: Inspired by paper craft and our 2015 card, this time round we wanted to create something along the same lines but ten times better!   Here’s how we did it The first step we did …

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APDL pop-up library at The Edge

        Design inspiration comes in all forms, so we’ve curated a selection of Asia Pacific Design Library (APDL) design books for your reading pleasure when you visit the Digital Media Lab at The Edge. Browse from APDL’s pop-up library during December and January. There will also be information on how you borrow …

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A living hinge?

Have you ever heard of the living hinge technique? I hadn’t either when I first started interning at The Edge. During my time at The Edge, my task was to produce a product that could easily be made into a workshop. So, after plenty of research I found this amazing technique, and the product designer …

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Kitchen Chemistry with Dr Musk

You can tell that chemistry is important because of the way we use it in our everyday lives, without even knowing. Washing the clothes, putting a new battery in the remote and baking a cake in the kitchen all rely on simple chemistry to enhance our lives… …but, what else can you do with the chemistry …

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Guest Post by Fine Art Photographer, Scott Raylor

Scott Raylor

Next month, The Edge will host a new community exhibition by Australian Fine Art Photographer, Scott Raylor. But, before then, he’s penned a post to introduce himself and his work. By Brisbane-based Fine Art Photographer, Scott Raylor ‘Good work is not synonymous with perfect work. Art is human. Humans make errors. Thus, art is errors. To require …

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The Fabrication Lab is now open longer!

Fabrication Lab

Your community access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab is now even better, offering extended opening hours. The Fabrication Lab has seen a great uptake from the community over the past 18 months, and now in response to feedback and the high-use of some equipment, designers, crafters and hobbyist can access the makerspace after traditional business hours. Commencing …

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A very Edgy Christmas!

Historically we’ve not been about theming our workshops to suit the season. But, we’ve changed our mind this year and thought we’d experiment and see what you – our community – thinks… and so far the response on Facebook has been really positive!   Here’s what we’ve got coming up! Old-school Chemistry Kits Work with …

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Recreating the Story Bridge, by Paul Morris

Between March and August this year, Paul Morris used The Edge’s Laser Cutter to cut-out approximately 500 components for a 1:250 scale model of Brisbane’s, Story Bridge. In this post, Paul shares his inspiration for the project, decisions around the choice of material, plenty of archive and process of photos, and all the digital files you need …

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Learning the craft of bookbinding

Bookbinding club

On a Thursday afternoon, in Window Bay overlooking the river at The Edge you will come across a creative group of bookbinders. The aptly titled, Bookbinding Club, experiments with different bookbinding styles and materials, like; leather, cloth, thread, found objects, and traditional materials, including paper and card. Michelle Vandermeer, organiser of the Bookbinding Club, is …

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