Technology will Save Us: the design studio teaching kids to value art and science

We visit the East London-based start-up to find out about its latest crowdfunding campaign, and the importance of learning creativity, technology and science from a young age.

London-based studio Technology (Tech) Will Save Us was founded in 2012, with the purpose of inspiring children by combining the power of play with the possibilities of science and technology.

All of the start-up’s products – which have ranged from a wearable device to a synthesiser kit – are designed so that kids are able to build and develop the toys themselves.

Its latest crowdfunding campaign, Dough Universe, comprises three individual kits that all use conductive dough to teach users about the “fundamentals of electricity through light, movement and sound”.

We spoke to product design lead Sadhbh Doherty about the idea behind Dough Universe, and the importance of embedding STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) into education.

Find out more about the crowdfunding campaign here.

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