Category Uses & Ideas

StoryCubes in Haiti breast cancer awareness project

A Goldsmiths, University of London graduate has received a grant of $60,000 (£38,820) to build on her work engaging with, and empowering, Haitian women with breast cancer to communicate with their communities about the disease. Changing governments, years of earthquake recovery, and a lack of both resources and expertise mean that thousands of people, notably […]

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StoryCubes at Making London

We used StoryCubes at the recent Making London event as part of a forecasting workshop helping participants explore how to remake and rethink relationships between markets and communities in the city. The cubes were used as the second stage to distill ideas developed collaboratively in the first part of the workshop. By focusing their ideas […]

StoryMaker PlayCubes On Sale Now

Sadly we didn’t make our Kickstarter goal to produce a complete set of the Outside The Box PlayCubes, but earlier this year we did print up a small edition of the StoryMaker PlayCubes and are now offering these for sale. Perfect for family Xmas fun! Visit our webstore to order your set now, or choose […]

Kickstarting PlayCubes

Outside The Box is a “game engine for your imagination” – designed to inspire you to create and play your own games on your own or with others, indoors or outside. It’s made up of 27 cubes, 3 layers of 9 cubes, each layer being a distinct game : Animal Match, Mission Improbable and StoryMaker. […]

StoryCubes in action with Cass Business School

“Using the StoryCubes provided me with a realistic business situation in which you have to keep things short and to the point – you face scarcity in the real world and need to put your best face on. The StoryCubes assisted me in defining who I am and exactly where I want to be.” Tooba […]

Hidden Families StoryCubes

This morning a new set of custom StoryCubes made with bookleteer arrived in the studio fresh off the press. Designed and illustrated by Alice Angus, they are part of a collaborative research project we’ve been working on since last summer with Lizzie Coles-Kemp of the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway University of London, performer Freya Stang, NEPACS and […]

StoryCubes at NurseryWorld

Our friends at Earlyarts are taking a stand (No. 8) at the NurseryWorld Show this Friday and Saturday (17 & 18th February) and will have packs of StoryCubes available to buy, as well as presenting our Outside the Box set of StoryCubes. The show is being held in Islington’s Building Design Centre 9am to 4.30pm […]

Xmas 2011 Special Offer

  We’ve reduced the prices on packs of 27, 64 & 125 StoryCubes in both Original and Medium sizes. Please visit our store to buy online. Offers end on December 14th (last posting date is 15th December). There’s also a 10% discount on bookleteer  Short Run Printing in the run up to Xmas, so if […]

bookleteer, Avery labels & StoryCubes

Over the summer we’ve been experimenting with using standard office labels to print StoryCubes designs created with bookleteer and mount them onto blank StoryCubes made and sold by Proboscis. This is proving to be the simplest, cheapest and most effective way we have found to make small numbers of cubes at home or work using […]

StoryCube Cairn

  This week we tested StoryCubes made with the bookleteer API, as used in artist Simon Pope and programmer Gordon Joly’s StoryCube Cairn project. Simon & Gordon have been experimenting with a simple interface allowing people to embed web links (URLs) as QR Codes onto the cubes which can be read by devices like mobile […]