One Saturday Jim, Charlotte and I were working in the Hackspace and talking about how much cool MIDI stuff people have made in the space, and lamenting about how it is all so normal-sized.
The idea of making a massive Monome came up. Of course, as this was literally the best idea EVER, we had to do it.
This was the 6th of July, a full month before the MakerFaire. Easy!
I put together a basic plan for scale: