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Guest post: normalising repair and challenging “perceived obsolescence”

This post is by Brighton Repair Café co-founder Victoria Jackson. We started around the same time and we have so much in common. When we set up ...

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Visiting Access Space

We recently had the opportunity to visit Access Space, the pioneering centre in Sheffield where repair culture, reuse, making and remaking all ...

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An inspiring DIY workshop

Yesterday we visited the London Bike Kitchen - a very special DIY Bike Repair Workshop in east London. We had felt a certain kinship with this ...

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First ever global repair/fixit hangout

Join us for the first ever global “hangout” for the grassroots, community fixing and repair movement, April 9. Community repair groups are ...

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Guest post: Notes on my first Restart Party

This guest post is by Barcelona-based researcher Blanca Callén, who spent a week with The Restart Project. Read more about her ethnographic research ...

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Opening gadgets and transforming our reality

A journalist asked us the other day what our "best repairs" have been, and what makes us proudest about The Restart Project. Perhaps she expected us ...

El Fabrika, in a suburb of Tunis, threw the first Restart Party on the African continent.

Restart around the world

We had an amazing year in 2013. Our Restart Parties have inspired people to host their own, from Florida, to Italy to Tunisia and across the city ...

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Top 5 fixes of 2013

So hard to choose our favourite fixes of the year, after seeing hundreds of devices and working with their owners! We picked these together with our ...

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One year, one electronic polar bear

We're celebrating our first birthday today with friends and supporters. We have to pinch ourselves when we realise that we have thrown 27 Restart ...