BUDA::lab - Dimitri Vermeylen
Dimitri is 49 and lives in Sint-Maria-Latem. You can always bother him for anything related to printing and photography. This mini-interview tells you more about what he does in BUDA lab.
How did you end up at BUDA lab?
I found Buda through the web, on a search for a maker lab.
What made you decide to become a volunteer?
I stuck with Buda thanks to the other volunteers. For the fun.
What is your contribution as a volunteer at Buda?
I help people when they come in and sometimes do small chores.
What makes Buda lab worthwhile, fun or special to you?
The volunteers and the atmosphere. I can't compare with any other lab because I haven't visited any others yet.
How would you describe BUDA lab?
A maker lab where you can have your way.
What specialty(s) do you have as a maker at Buda?
Printing and photography.
What do you like to make yourself?
I make letters, clichés and pieces of machinery.
What materials do you like to work with?
Wood, paper, paint and ink.
How do you like to see Buda lab evolve?
As a collaborative workplace, even more so. Bigger, younger...
Let's hope for that! Thanks for the interview.
Stan is the link between the industry and the designers. Under his coordination, the innovation processes with companies and designers take shape. As coordinator of the open makerspace BUDA::lab, he keeps his finger on the pulse of the makerspace world.