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Interview: Sound Design with Lloyd Evans

It takes a range of people and skills to create our apps – from research to artwork and development, every step is essential to making beautiful content for kids! We caught up with one integral contributor to the team, Lloyd Evans, to learn more about what goes into creating the music and sound effects for […] Read More

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Artie’s World Expands with Jungle Journey and Farm Friends!

  Little artists and intrepid explorers can discover, draw and enjoy the natural world even more next week. Jungle Journey and Farm Friends will be available to download in our Artie’s World app from March 2nd. With 30 new drawings added through these map packs, kids can have endless fun drawing and redrawing amazing animals. From the […] Read More

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Minilab goes to the Explorers Fair!

    Last week, we travelled to Nottingham from London to take part in the first ever Explorers Fair. From Broadway Cinema’s creative studio, Near Now, and part of the Festival of Science and Curiosity, the Explorers Fair brought together exhibitors from diverse STEM backgrounds. Coding, microscopy, virtual reality and of course astronomy! We presented Professor […] Read More

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Artie’s World is coming to YouTube!

Hello everyone! Exciting news – our first draw-along demo videos for Artie’s World are now live on YouTube. And Artie’s Village is just the beginning…   Artie’s Village is the free to play stage from our dot-to-dot drawing children’s app, Artie’s World, and provides the perfect introduction to drawing complex objects from simple shapes. Watch your child […] Read More

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We’re Looking for a Unity Game Developer

Job description: Unity Game Developer at Minilab Studios We are looking for a friendly new team member to come and join us in our studio in Hackney, try London, just a few steps away from the Broadway market, London Fields station and park. About us Minilab Studios is a brand new creative production company that is […] Read More

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An Interview with Ben Newman

We caught up with Professor Astro Cat’s co-creator and Minilab contributor Ben Newman, to talk career paths and inspiration, and looking forward to getting to work in the mornings.     In the spirit of all things ‘mini’, describe yourself in one sentence… Big-boned. And can you give us a quick summary of how you arrived at […] Read More

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How can apps benefit my child’s education?

  It’s 2017: more than ever our kids are using mobile and tablet technology to its fullest. Whether it’s messaging, taking photos or playing games, there’s an app for everything and they’re more readily accessible than ever. The American Academy of Pediatrics describes today’s child as ‘immersed in digital media’, and updated its guidelines in […] Read More

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