pop-up store

pop-up store

littleBits Announces the littleBits Store (ribbon cutting)

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littleBits Announces the littleBits Store - The Company’s First-Ever Retail Venture and a Lab for Creating Inventions Large and Small littleBits Store Press Preview July 29; Opens to the Public July 31 WHO: littleBits Electronics, Inc., the startup that is democratizing hardware by empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small, with its platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks, is thrilled to announce it is opening its first ever littleBits Store in New York City. The pop-up store, located at 355 West Broadway in the SoHo district, is opening to the public on July 31, 2015. WHAT: The littleBits Store is a lab for inventions, large and small, and like the company, is on a mission to empower everyone to unleash their creativity. The store is targeted towards families, educators and creative professionals and promises to take visitors on a journey of invention through a series of interactive experiences including: Get inspired: Warm-up with the musical twister wall, a new take on and homage to the iconic (and sadly gone) FAO Schwarz giant piano. Create inventions: Take a seat at one of the workshop tables in the lab and create your own invention such as a Keytar (a synth guitar), a BitBot car, a self-powered drawing machine or anything from your imagination. Create inventions: Take a seat at one of the workshop tables in the lab and create your own invention such as a Keytar (a synth guitar), a BitBot car, a self-powered drawing machine or anything from your imagination. Share creations: Step into the Get Snapped Photo Booth to share your invention with the world, inspire others in the community, and see how everyone is an inventor. WHEN: Press Preview - Get a Sneak Peek of the littleBits Store Before it Opens to the Public! 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:00 p.m., Presentation by littleBits CEO Ayah Bdeir 2:25 p.m., Ribbon Cutting 2:30 p.m., Hands on activities - Press get to experience littleBits Store WHERE: littleBits Store 355 West Broadway New York, NY (in SoHo between Grand and Broome) WHY: The littleBits Store is pioneering a new concept in tech retail: Inventions To Stay and Inventions To Go. Visitors who participate in the workshop tables are able to leave their inventions for others to remix, encouraging open source collaboration, or buy what they invented on the spot, thus putting into action littleBits' agenda of breaking down the boundaries between the technology we consume and the technology we invent. The littleBits Store will be open M-F, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., and Sat & Sun, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ----------------------------------------- Visit the Adafruit shop online - http://www.adafruit.com Subscribe to Adafruit on YouTube: http://adafru.it/subscribe Join our weekly Show & Tell on G+ Hangouts On Air: http://adafru.it/showtell Watch our latest project videos: http://adafru.it/latest New tutorials on the Adafruit Learning System: http://learn.adafruit.com/ Music by bartlebeats: http://soundcloud.com/bartlebeats -----------------------------------------