Laurie Skelton

  • Designer / editor
    Laurie Skelton

    Laurie worked as a designer and editor for Waag's interface team. She designed for both the web and print, developed branding for projects, created artwork for publications, and wrote and edited our English content.

    Laurie has done design 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 appeared 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.


  • We make
    Open Design Lab
    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
    Co-creation 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…