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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Simbrix at Sneinton Market

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It was a wet and windy Saturday morning. You could feel the cold in your bones. Getting out of bed was a struggle in itself. I looked out the window at the grim surroundings. But then a nerve of energy burnt through, we were showing off Simbrix today. It had been a while since the last event. So the nervousness bubbled a little bit. We’d been through quite a journey since the last one, so we were going wiser and stronger or so we’d hope. We had a stall at Sneinton Market for Nottingham Creative Fringe. We were freezing as…

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Crafting a Kickstarter Video

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With the beginning of our Kickstarter campaign edging closer and closer, the Simbrix team today undertook a colossal transformation into a film crew to work upon the video to accompany our launch. Now on the surface, creating a Kickstarter video may seem like a straight forward thing to do. But as we found soon found out, it was anything but. The Kickstarter video is often the vocal point of any Kickstarter campaign. It needs to knock the audience out of the park. So while we knew that we had to demonstrate our product clearly and sharply, and also explain how…

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Simbrix takes on the Bulls

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No we haven’t been to Spain and ran with the bulls. That’s is most definitely not for us (though it would be interesting to see if Simbrix could take a gore from a bull, something for a future video maybe?) No, instead we found ourselves in a Dragon’s Den type competition, The Bull Pit, at The Nottingham Business Expo. The Nottingham Business Expo (NBE for short) 2015 was the first iteration of an event which aims to celebrate Nottingham as a great place for business. In the event we met many diverse and interesting businesses and had the pleasure of attending…

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What we’ve learnt from Loom Bands

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We all remember the craze that swept across the nation last summer. Rainbow Loom, or more commonly known ‘Loom Bands’, seemed to find its way into the hands of children all over the country. These tiny rubber bands kept both children, and adults alike occupied for hours, allowing creations ranging from simple friendship bracelets to charms and rings. If there is one thing we have learnt from this craze is the power of creative toys for young people. Something as simple as a rubber band can be used to create elaborate designs and characters from popular films and television shows,…

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