Simone Giertz makes a bubble wrap music box

Bubble wrap poppin' love seems near-universal. So, how about automating the process in a player piano-type music box? That was the design brief for everyone's favorite maker comedian, Simone Giertz.

As is often the case with Simone's builds, the comedic process is really the product here. — Read the rest

Building a confessions box with self-destructing messages

In this Simone Giertz video, she builds a secret messages box where your confessions, overshares, rants, love letters, etc. are only readable for a few seconds after the box is open and before they're shred.

Simone builds the box in response to thoughts that she might overshare her feelings and sometimes end up making people feel uncomfortable. — Read the rest