Media

“one of the striking things about the Restart Party is what a social space they create”
How We Get to Next 

“overcome fear by getting people involved with the repair process themselves”
BBC 

“the project’s slogan could one day become a mantra for upgrade-weary consumers around the world”
AFP 

“the lesson here is: if a gadget is broke, you might be able to fix it”
itv Anglia 

“can be good for the wallet and the environment”
Bloomberg 

“between the blindness of urban tech-futurism and a blinkered rural retreat”
Journal of Wild Culture 

“the project aims to meet a growing need in times of crisis”
El Mundo 

 

Video

BBC Click, ‘My quest to fix a broken iPad’

itv Anglia, Fix your phone: Workshops to help mend broken technology

BBC London News, The repair parties for broken appliances

BBC Tech “Restart project: The forgotten art of repairing things”

AFP: “Fixing broken gadgets at London’s ‘restart parties'”

Corriere della Sera: “Restart Party, contro la tecnologia usa e getta” (in Italian)

 

Online

How We Get to Next: “How a Broken Toaster can Fix the World”

Boingboing “Restart Project: helping people fix their broken devices”

The Journal of Wild Culture “The Restart Project”

 

Mainstream media

Australia’s The Age “Fix the world, piece by piece”

Agence France Press, “‘Don’t despair, repair’ – keeping electronics in austerity Britain”

BBC News “When Recycling is the Second Best Option”

Bloomberg “If You Can’t Open Up Your Smartphone, Do You Really Own It?”

The Telegraph “Don’t throw away your broken laptop – fix it”

Adnkronos, Italian news agency “‘Restart Party’, a Londra è guerra all’information technology usa e getta”

Corriere della Sera, Italian daily “La festa dove ti aggiustano il pc”

Diário de Notícias, Portuguese daily, “Consertar pequenos aparelhos pode ser uma festa”

la Repubblica, Italian daily “Non buttatelo quando si rompe. Ecco la scuola degli aggiustatutto”

El Mundo, Spanish daily “Reparar… y no desesperar”

 

Radio

Monocle Radio “The Entrepreneurs” [January 29, 2014]

Australian ABC Radio “Future Tense” [Aug 24 2013]

Radio New Zealand “This Way Up” [July 20 2013]

BBC Radio Oxford, The Phil Gayle Show [Jun 18 2013]

La Sphère, Radio Canada [French, April 13 2013]

Rai Radio 1 – Prima di Tutto [Italian, Jan 16 2013]

Rai Radio 2 – Caterpillar [Italian, Oct 30 2012]

BBC Radio 5 – Outriders [Jun 12 2012] (skip to minute 17 for the Restart interview)