design

Wearable tech expedites eye surgeries in Ghana

A group of Stanford students from Design for Extreme Affordability are transforming patient data collection and analysis for a nonprofit that performs vision-restoring surgeries for people with cataract-induced blindness.

New algorithm for modern quilting

When it comes to the art of quilting, determining the feasibility and order of steps in advanced patterns can be notoriously complicated – and frustrating. By automating that process, a new algorithm enables quilters to focus on design and creation.

Makerspaces get creative during coronavirus pandemic

Even faced with complete closure due to health and safety guidelines, Stanford’s makerspaces have found innovative ways to continue serving their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Makerspaces at Stanford

Dozens of spaces at Stanford help students and faculty – and, in some cases, staff and community members – explore their inner maker while also supporting those who are experienced creators.