Posts Tagged ‘The Columbus Idea Foundry’

FABRIC Creating Resource Center for Independent Local Designers

FABRIC Creating Resource Center for Independent Local Designers
FABRIC is adding a new element of innovation to the Columbus Idea Foundry. With a soft launch this weekend during the Independent’s Day Festival in Franklinton, The Alternative Fashion Mob is taking over a part of the second floor to build the fashion resource center that is truly one of a kind...
September 17th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

IC3D Manufacturing 3D Printers and Speciality Filament in Ohio

IC3D Manufacturing 3D Printers and Speciality Filament in Ohio
Columbus has an active 3D printing scene, but one local company is on a mission to create and manufacture the gear behind the trending technology. IC3D manufactures 3D pritners, 3D printer filament and other industry consumables. “Our printers are based on open-source designs, but we’ve...
June 12th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner
3D technology is rapidly gaining popularity, but unless you know how to use CAD or other modeling software, it’s difficult to take advantage of 3D printing. Enter Knockout Concepts. The technology company is foraging a new way to create 3D files. “We created a mobile device that allows simple,...
June 6th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton

Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton
The Columbus Idea Foundry opens its new 60,000 square-foot home at 421 W. State St. in Franklinton today, making it one of the largest makerspaces in the world. The CIF is one of the increasing number of creative spaces located in Franklinton. With neighbors like 400 W. Rich, COSI and Glass Axis. “Now...
May 30th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

HAPI Project Aims to Create Scalable Platform for Food Production

HAPI Project Aims to Create Scalable Platform for Food Production
We’ve all either seen some sort of documentary or read a research article or two about the problems with our industrialized food system. While it’s great to be able to enjoy ripe tomatoes year round, there are countless negative side-effects from the chemicals used in the processes, the toll...
June 4th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Griffen Hollow Studio specializes in manufacturing eco-friendly products

Griffen Hollow Studio specializes in manufacturing eco-friendly products
Once Alex Traxler began working out of a friend’s studio at the Columbus Idea Foundry, his desire to be creative professionally took over and he got a space of his own there. Shortly after, Traxler’s fiancé bought him a wooden necktie, and the novelty really got his creative juices flowing. He...
April 8th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

ReFab Studio helps businesses make their design ideas reality

ReFab Studio helps businesses make their design ideas reality
Essentially, ReFab Studio is a business whose mission is helping other businesses. Founded by Dylan Paul and Levi Crumley in 2010, ReFab does a little bit of everything, from tool design and fabrication to creating custom storefront fixtures. “We sort of specialize in the napkin sketch,”...
March 28th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Kickstarter helps raise money for creative ventures

Kickstarter helps raise money for creative ventures
Funding a business venture, especially a creative one, can be challenging. Kickstarter is working to change that. Every week, the online crowdfunding platform allows thousands of people to pledge millions of dollars to creative projects −big and small− that resonate with them. In exchange for that...
February 21st, 2012 | Trendspotting | Read More