Natasha Carolan


Natasha Carolan

About Natasha

Natasha is a freelance researcher and product designer who works with on-demand manufacture in the toy industry.  She currently lives in London and works with Makielab. She is occasionally available for hardware, speaking, manufacturing, operations and design roles.




Currently Makielab, previously Hong Kong City University, projects include, Intimate Objects - toys for adults,  Homesense Project with Tinker London & EDF R&D, MoMA Talk to Me. Natasha received RSA Design Directions & Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers Awards.


PhD: 'Wonka Manufacture & Creative commerce' Doctoral research: Considering customisation and open innovation in the toy industry. 
Innovate UK & Makielab - custom on-demand manufacture in the toy industry.
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