Bre Pettis

Bre Pettis makes things that make things. Passionate about invention, innovation, and all things DIY, Pettis builds infrastructure for creativity. He is one of the founders of Makerbot, a company that produces robots that make things. He is also one of the founders of NYCResistor, a hacker collective in Brooklyn, and he co-founded the digital design sharing site Besides being a TV host and video podcast producer, he has created new media for, hosted Make Magazine’s podcast Weekend Projects, and has been a schoolteacher, artist, and puppeteer. Bre says: “When I design something, I share it so that others can modify it, hack it, and use it however they like. That’s open design.”

Bre Pettis contents in Open Design Now:


Envisioning the potential of open source tools to facilitate making, Bre Pettis retraces the thorny and convoluted path from wanting to produce self-replicating robots, through a series of prototypes, to being at the core of a little universe of 2,500 … Continue reading

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