I’ve always thought of myself as a tinker. As a child, I would often take things apart and make something new out of the same parts and pieces. As an adult, I now see these same tinkering tendencies in my son and my nieces and nephews. It’s fun to see these new little makers joining in on this global movement of Inventors.
At any age you can tap into your creative juices and become an inventor. Just check out the Emmy Award winning show Shark Tank which is entering its 9th season on ABC. The premise of the show is to invent a product and to get the multi-millionaire Shark Tank business owners to invest in your product.
Even if you don’t get a deal with the Sharks, millions of TV viewers will be exposed to your product and potentially make you an instant millionaire. Amazing, right? Here are five ways this movement is changing the world in which we live:
As interior designers involved in many academic projects, we love to design and develop spaces throughout a school environment that encourages the maker mindset. Making and creating can happen anywhere and everywhere and it’s our mission to incorporate it into every educational design project.