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August 2017: National Press & and the "Glowing" Success of a Recent DIY Project

Another month, another heap to report! August has been a month full of surprise media appearances, prototypes galore and some exciting developments to boot. Read on for the juicy highlights.... Nimble in the Independent   Completely…
Version 22 - Inventor Insights - Jaccob McKay
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Inventor Insights: A Q&A with Jaccob McKay, Sustainable Natural Material Artist and Craftsman

  Jaccob McKay is a photographer, artist and craftsman from Melbourne, Australia who works with sustainable natural materials and recycled metals to create unique jewellery and homewares inspired by nature. From his home studio in…

Things We Like: Boosted Board

Environmentally concious? City dweller? Adrenaline junkie? Then a Boosted Board might be for you. As the name suggests, Boosted Boards are long boards with a difference, they're powered by (very strong) electric motors! This electric…

July 2017: A Q&A, Something New and Something Rough & Ready

This month has been another month with all sorts going on. As well as the extremely important purchase of an office fan to help manage the heat, we've been hard at work over the last few weeks. Here are our top picks: A Shiny New 3D Printer In…
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Things We Like: Helix by Joseph Joseph

At Version 22 our mission is to create original products that take a new approach to existing problems. This is why the Helix juicer by Joseph Joseph caught our eye. Wait… Who or What is Joseph Joseph? Joseph Joseph was a design firm founded…
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Things We Like: Brushing Your Teeth in 10 Seconds

Did you know that on average we spend 108 days in our lifetimes just brushing our teeth. A hundred and eight days... crazy. Today I stumbled across a very interesting, if slightly weird, campaign on Kickstarter. The campaign is (very successfully…
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Things We Like: Panobook by Studio Neat

You may remember that we interviewed the guys at Studio Neat a while back (you can read the interview here). Well we've got an exciting development for you. Unbeknown to us they had been working on a new product behind the scenes and they…
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Inventor Insights: A Q&A with SNOOKS, the girls behind the FIRST Women's British Outerwear Brand

Photo Credit: Beth Walsh | Susie Beere (left) & Sophie Kelly (right), co-founders of SNOOKS   Version 22 fist came across SNOOKS a few years ago when they joined The Studio, the small business hub for Loughborough Graduates to…
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June 2017: TV fame in China, the World's Biggest Spreadsheet and a Yellow Jar

Though none of the team at Version 22 have been on an adventure to China this month (see last month's post for that story), quite a bit has been happening nonetheless. Here are our choice highlights. TV Fame in China Earlier this month the…

Kickstarter Series #12: Facebook & Kickstarter - How To Use The World’s Biggest Social Network To Supercharge Your Campaign

Kickstarter and social media go hand in hand. Actually, Kickstarter is even a social network in itself if you think about it… Through Kickstarter, people: - Chat about various hot topics - Like and comment on posts - Update others…