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The good kind of screen time. Computers and software for a new generation.

We see technology as a force for good that can lead and inspire positive change. Do you?

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Millions of young people want to make. They imagine things different and use computers to realize their ideas. But currently, it needs more than imagination to make, it takes hands-on experience. It takes time, patience and skill. It’s not like mixing elements on a canvas — it involves technology that requires building and coding systems. There was an artificial divide between the maker movement, hackers, developers and the public at large.


Tell us about you…

My name is Marcio, but everyone calls me Junior, even though I’m older than most of the kids at Kano.

Status: Fashion Icon

Tell us a fun fact about yourself?

I’m really into food DIY — things like making my own salamis, curing meat and fish, BBQ on a fire pit, pickling, that kind of stuff.

What is your biggest fear?

That anything would happen to my kids.

Why did you join Kano?

I loved everything about…


When we were launched in 2013, through our record-breaking Kickstarter campaign, we set a new standard for brands everywhere.


Meet Alex Henderson, our newest member of the Kano team. Alex was actually a previous member of the family back in 2016 as a Customer Care Agent. He couldn’t resist coming back as our latest Data Engineer. We are happy to have him back and he’s already doing amazing things.

Tell us about you


Hey, my name is Zélia Capitão-Tavares, and I’m an elementary teacher with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in Toronto, Canada.

Me and one of my students on Zoom.

This year in my role as a Hybrid Teacher Digital Lead Learners, I have been a part of a team where we provide support to Virtual School educators. This guidance comes in the form of leveraging the district digital learning tools and reinforcing academic progress. We do this through a series of focus group webinars and drop-in sessions and email. While also building resources for parents, educators and students to access away from our sessions.

It has been a…


As we entered the peak of the Summer during the month of June, we too saw sun, clear skies and beauty on Kano World.

Nintendo Switch by SweetPuppy34

We’re starting off where we mean to continue with this exceptionally accurate Nintendo Switch design created by ‘SweetPuppy34’ all in Make Art!


Meet Jamie, our incredible Full Stack E-Commerce Engineer.

What drives you?

Feeling proud of the things I create, especially if the process was difficult. Watching people enjoy using the things I’ve helped make.

What is your biggest fear?

Ladybugs.

Why did you join Kano?

To make fun of stuff that people enjoy using and hopefully learn something in the process.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Managing to be with my girlfriend for over 8 years without her killing me.


Today, some of the most iconic art pieces in history aren’t being guarded in some suave gallery in Rome, New York, or Paris. They are instead found on the back of our laptops, in the fridges of our supermarkets, or on the box of a chicken nugget 6 piece.


In the digital world, we currently find ourselves in, we are constantly being inundated with brand new versions of the devices and software that are commonplace in today’s society.


At Kano, our ethos is simple. We make technology for creation, not just consumption. We strive to demystify the inner workings of technology in a fun, immersive, and collaborative way. By unlocking the doors of programming, art, music, and design to the many, not just a few.

Our story begins in 2013 when two friends, Alex and Yonatan were inspired by the creative nature of Alex’s…

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