Made in Baltimore: Marketing Your Makerspace

Made in Baltimore: Marketing Your Makerspace

Building a great team is critical to any business, and startups in particular. People are the absolute core of any makerspace, and that foundation starts with a smart, diligent, self-driven staff. Before coming on to the Open Works project, I didn’t have a lot of...
Traits vs Trends

Traits vs Trends

Deoxyribonucleic Acid. I can remember the very moment when I first found out the meaning of the letters in the abbreviated term we call DNA. I was about nine years old and I threw that word around like I some tiny, prepubescent scientist. But if I’m being honest, I...
Fright mad Fascinating Open Works Member Jason Farrell

Fright mad Fascinating Open Works Member Jason Farrell

Who knew that scary could be so cool? I didn’t, until I met Open Works member Jason Farrell who has quite an eye for gore. As a nostalgia artist, Farrell recreates old horror movie mask for lovers of dread. A market filled with fans that can’t get enough of...
Strings and Strategy

Strings and Strategy

Open Works Member Stefano Vellone is the owner and operator of Vellone Guitars, an acoustic/electric guitar company that got its start in his hometown Montreal, Canada. This luthier was one of the first members to join Open Works, and his knowledge and wisdom around...
Community S.T.E.A.M Pelican Fly LLC

Community S.T.E.A.M Pelican Fly LLC

The world as we know it is always changing. Our technological norms are constantly shifting and advancing rapidly, and as it changes, it only makes sense that our youth’s education shift and advance right along with it. However, there is a tech divide in our...