Tom Tobia

I am a designer, and the founder of Makerversity, a making and learning space at Somerset House, London.

Additionally I work with people, groups, organisations and institutions to design and explore ideas for social change. In particular, I'm interested in alternative education, building resilient populations, digital manufacturing, technology, food and how they all interconnect.
+44 (0)7764 745 637



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Mirrored Dinner: An innovative stakeholder dinner with a 300 mile long table

imageAs part of a programme with FCWL designed to develop and improve producer - buyer - consumer communications, we hosted two simultaneous dinners, one in a smoked salmon factory in London and the other in a boatyard in Cornwall.

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From Cornwall With Love: A Dott Cornwall Project

imageFrom Cornwall with Love looks for radical and inventive ways to promote the values of Cornwall through its products and produce. By establishing a link between the future brand and aspirations of the county, the aim of From Cornwall with Love is to stimulate growth in the dynamic businesses that will underpin Cornwall’s future economy.

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FARM:shop: A farm in a shop in Dalston, London.

imageA social and agrarian experiment to see how much food can be grown in a shop in East London. It is a chance for the local community to engage first hand with the growing process, and with those who grow it.

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Poncho No.8: Design and strategy for London burrito restaurant

imageDesign, branding and business strategy for Mexican food start-up Poncho No.8

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A catalogue to accompany an exhibition about the most coveted prize in cricket. Marylebone Cricket Club Museum, based at Lord’s curated an exhibition detailing the history of The Ashes, which toured Australia whilst the series was being played. The exhibition was showcased in print as a perfect bound, limited edition book.

MCC Museum: A new kind of exhibit for the home of cricket

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