People’s Factory Meets thoose!

In the last couple of weeks we worked closely together with  thoose  to create some of their Interior Design and merchandise items for the launch event at sinnlicht in Lucerne. We designed and produced CNC milled food trays, we engraved signs, hangers for their sustainable lingerie with our Lasercutter, we transformed vintage suitcases into tables with the help of the 3D printer and a lot more. It was such an amazing event and we are happy and proud that we have been a part of … Read More

Recyclable Plastic – Do it Yourself!

This time it is not about ironing plastic bags to create a fascinating new material, this time you’ll learn to see lids of PET bottles as a wonderful raw material. These colourful lids can be shredded to a granulate with the help of a machine called “ Plastic Wolf “, available in the Fablab Luzern. As a granulate, the lids fit into the cylinder of our tabletop injection moulding machine in the People’s Factory. The granulate is heated to the right temperature … Read More

Plasticious! – Again!

Last Saturday we ran our second Plastic Twist Workshop – Following our motto “On the bags, ready, iron away!”, 9 participants covered the floor in the People’s Factory with colourful plastic bags of all sizes. There was no shortage of raw materials and the variety of shopping bags really spurred on creativity. After a short period of time, everyone got the hang of it, grew familiar with handling the unknown material “plastic bag” and mastered the arbitrary shrinking processes of … Read More

Popup Exam – Lucerne School of Art & Design

People’s Factory is hosting the Popup Exam of 25 students of “Design Management, International” from Lucerne School of Art & Design When: January 24, 2019, from 10:00 am – 05:00pmWhere:  People’s Factory, Bundesstr. 21, 6003 Lucerne What: Exciting visions for selected companies, developed by the studentsExtras: Apero from 05:00pm Stijn Ossevoort , lecturer for “Creative Problem Solving and Opportunity Finding” and his students are embarking on an exciting experiment, taking their exams on 24.01.2019 to the public, in the People’s Factory in Lucerne. Anyone interested in how professionally, yet creatively, students approach shaping future, can join in … Read More

Saikat Biswas / Empoise Design Studios

Saikat Biswas is an Industrial Designer from India. He has a vast experience of developing and delivering industrial design solutions of a varied spectrum, from creating mobile phones to designing trains. He has studied industrial design at National Institute of Design, India and was an exchange student to the Pforzheim University of Applied Science, Germany. Saikat has patents and design recognitions to his credit. During his stint at Provoke, Finland, he worked for big brands like Nokia, ABB, EADS, Boeing, … Read More

Julian Hoppen

My fascination for product design started as a child with first playful creations with wood. Only later did this fascination become a passion for product design. During my studies in Industrial Design, my initial focus was on graphical design, but more and more shifted towards the design of truly enjoyable physical products. The biggest reward for me is to see my ideas become concepts and then real, functional enjoyable products. This is what motivated me to support the People’s Factory. … Read More

Nikki Kreis, Kreisdesign

Swiss-born Nikki Kreis worked as an interior architect in Australia, New York and Berlin before settling in London and starting Kreisdesign. She quickly identified Birch Plywood as her perfect material as, not only is it beautiful to look at, but made from fast growing sustainable wood and cut efficiently to reduce waste it is very environmentally friendly. The Peg-it-all collection of pegboards and home accessories now includes more than 60 products and is stocked in independent retailers in the UK … Read More

Daniel Groß, Zenziwerken

Starting at studying graphics design, then working as an illustrator and photographer while transcending into software development, Daniel was longing to produce something more “touchable”. A CNC-machine made the perfect playground for the self taught industrial designer. Wood is his main material, because it has a natural look and feel and very unique characteristics, while being as well a natural resource as being wide available. Many designs show features that that make perfect use of the peculiarities of a CNC, … Read More

Justyna Fałdzińska & Miłosz Dąbrowski, UAU Project

UAU Project is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Warsaw, Poland. Founded in 2011 by Justyna Fałdzińska & Miłosz Dąbrowski, graduates from Industrial Design Faculty on Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. Currently our main interest is exploring and experimenting with consumer oriented 3D printing for use in home production because we think it’s the future. We want to show that 3D printing is the best way to make good design accessible. We develop our products with passion and commitment, with … Read More

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