Planting Trees

Every Forest was Once a Tree In a surprise twist of zoning and land development requirements, the very first thing we will do to build out this amazing space is plant trees.  Not just one tree…Not just a few trees…40 TREES.  In the spirit of giving back to...

A rainforest begins…

For the past five years, we’ve experimented.  We benefitted from the tremendous investment made by Civitium to found 7hills Makerspace, and I went in on five buildings up on clocktower hill to test the real estate-as-startup-community notion.  If we just got...

Calling All Creatives!

Calling all etsy-ers, makers, artisans, crafters, artists, and creative companies in Northwest Georgia! We are conducting the first ever NWGA Creative Economy survey with the assistance of data analysts at Berry College Nonprofit Strategic Services. If you earn a...
Leanne Cook: The Creative Collaborator

Leanne Cook: The Creative Collaborator

When I say Creative Director, you think Donald Draper of Mad Men. When I say Medical Marketing, you think of Microsoft Word flyer templates. However, when I pair the role of Creative Director with the genre of Medical Marketing, you are entirely unsure what to think....
Welcome Louie Spivak, Makervillage Intern

Welcome Louie Spivak, Makervillage Intern

Makervillage Inc. is pleased to introduce our intern, Louie Spivak. This soon-to-be Berry grad is passionate about the creative process and it is evident in his design, his writing, and more generally, his life.  He is studying public relations at Berry, with minors...
CO.STARTERS program launched in NWGA

CO.STARTERS program launched in NWGA

Makervillage Launches CO.STARTERS Applications Now Being Accepted ROME, Georgia. Dec 3, 2015 – Makervillage will offer CO.STARTERS, a nationally renowned platform that helps communities grow local business. The nine-week program equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the...
Building a Rainforest

Building a Rainforest

It’s a good day to be thinking about rainforests, as flash floods happen in Northwest Georgia, and the rain beats steadily on the roof. The “Rainforest” has been on my mind a lot lately.  I’ve read a great book by that name, written by Victor W. Hwang and...