A curated list of our ten favorite reads from 2017.
We published 77 articles in 2017 with a total of 118,000 reads during the course of the year. Even our most die-hard fans are likely to have missed the odd blog! We’ve pulled together a list of our ten best articles including a few lesser known pieces which you may have missed!
Free as in beer
Boat builder and CNC evangelist, Bill Young, shares a lifetime’s worth of witty tales from an era when making was just something people did.
Digital woodworking- remastering traditional joints
From old classics to new experiments, we list our favourite CNC-made joints including the mortise and tenon and v-clip locking joint.
Meet the makers - Kyle in San Diego
We meet Kyle from San Diego and learn how he turned his hobby into a business by registering as an Opendesk maker.
Meet the makers- Rob in San Francisco
Travelling CNC engineer Rob tells us about his decision to move to California and set up his own workshop in San Francisco.
New design: The Bundle Desk
We met with designer Thor ter Kulve on his narrow boat on Regent’s Canal, London to discuss his recently launched Bundle Desk.
Opendesk X The Vitra Schaudepot
Opendesk’s Valovi chair and Edie stool are both now part of the Vitra Design Museum’s permanent collection.
Opendesk x Google: Meet Project Jack
The concept of flexibility is tossed around with ease, but what does it really mean for the physicality of working?
Meet the designers: Anne and Gary of AtFab
We met AtFab creators Anne and Gary, the designers behind the One to Several and Beside table.
Block & Tackle: Visual storytelling in New York City.
We met Ted from Block & Tackle to learn about life as a design-driven production company in the Big Apple.
Greening your office: how to bring the outside in
We examine the business benefits of bringing more natural elements into the workplace.