Laurie Skelton

  • Designer / editor
    Laurie Skelton

    Laurie is a designer and editor working for Waag's interface team. She designs for both the web and print, develops branding for projects, creates artwork for publications, and writes and edits English content.

    Laurie has done branding and web work for projects like Code for NL, Trust Me I'm an Artist, Pet Shop, Textile & Clothing Business Labs, DIY Antibiotica, Beta-lab, and the Do-it-Together Science Bus. Her illustrations appear in the Start a Movement workbook, Hacking Culture: a how-to guide for hackathons in the cultural sector, and throughout the Do-it-Together Science Bus project.

    Laurie graduated with a BA in English and Liberal Arts from the University of Alabama (summa cum laude), and an MSc in Interactive Media (first class honours) from the University of Limerick. Once, she gave a hula-hooping workshop in Fablab Amsterdam.


  • Waag
    Another year, another Fab Academy. Sitting in the anatomical theatre in the Waag building, we watched as intrepid makers from from Seoul to Nairobi…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    Design is a process punctuated by feedback, experimentation, and iterations. But, it's a good hurt. Follow the design process of a poster for the…
  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    Waag hosted the Hacking Culture Talks, the public kick-off of our exciting weekend hackathon, Hacking Culture Bootcamp.
  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    A recent article by Eliza Barclay on NPR's food blog, The Salt, entitled “We Lie About What We Eat, And It's Messing Up Science” discusses the…
  • We make
    Open Design Lab
    On June 4th, students of the Waag's Fab Academy (as well as several guests from other Fab Labs around Europe) presented their final projects to a…