The littleBits starter and extended kit received a Parents’ Choice Gold Award from The Parents’ Choice Foundation. It is an honor to receive an award from the nation’s oldest nonprofit consumer guide to quality children’s media. ”The website is a true user community, with beautiful photos and explanations of do-it-yourself projects from the simple to the [...]
Last month, in conjunction with our MoMA Design Store Window Displays, we launched the Make It BIG Challenge . We presented the challenge to our community and invited them to exercise their imagination to transform littleBits into large-scale works of art. The only rule was that every submission had to contain Bits. Our panel of judges graded each [...]
littleBits kits are designed to help you learn and create. Our goal is to make your post-purchase experience as easy and inspired as possible. This mission inspired our new series, Kit Insider. Each episode will feature a different kit and the host, Ethan, will show you how the Bits work together and what projects you [...]
We love MakerBot Thingiverse. Thingiverse is a “place for you to share your digital designs with the world,” and what a place it is! There are several innovative and beautiful designs featured, which is why our designers had a difficult time choosing one to remix. Remixing involves re-creating a design and making modifications to create a derivative [...]
The pulse input Bit make projects flicker and beat. Place the pulse before any output Bit to generate a glimmering affect. A mini screwdriver is included with the Bit so that you can control the rate of the pulse. It’s important to keep in mind that the pulse outcome is the result of the rate [...]
We are loving every minute of our San Francisco trip. Although most of our time has been devoted to Maker Faire preparation, we’ve still managed to enjoy the city. On Tuesday, we participated in a Google I/O Women Techmakers meetup. Over 200 developers built projects using littleBits and their creations amazed us. Yesterday, we wandered [...]
Over 100 women programmers gathered at Google’s San Francisco office to network and design with littleBits! We’re thrilled to have been a part of this event. Read all about it in this TechHive article.
Last year, an amazing workshop took place in Seoul, South Korea at Ga-Ok. Ga-Ok is an artist run collective of cultural producers. During the workshop, the collective divided into teams and used littleBits to play and create. There were limited materials and only five kits, but they made some incredible projects — and one of [...]
The Bits are traveling to the Bay Area, and we could not be more excited! We started preparing last week by making these San Francisco inspired projects. This week, we’re going to kick off our trip with a demo at The Exploratorium. If you’re in the area, stop by one of these events! We’d love [...]
This morning, Fast Company released their list of the ‘Most Creative People In Business.’ Everyone featured is considered to be a “global leader in technology, design, media, marketing, television, sports and more.” We’re thrilled that our CEO Ayah Bdeir is number 33 on the list.