sustainable design

Sustainable design: focus on gadget longevity

We spoke at the Indie Tech Summit in July. There was a great deal of discussion about the broken business models for apps and online services, which ...

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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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Keeping tabs on tablets

We were delighted to help BBC Journalist LJ Rich fix her iPad last month, a saga which airs this weekend on BBC Click. Her story of over 8 hours ...

darth vader by Flickr user trustypics

The march of the black boxes

[caption id="attachment_1556" align="alignnone" width="584"] Used on a CC license by Flickr user trustypics[/caption] This post was originally ...

A repairable, hackable lamp named Clyde

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/65494393] In April, I saw an old friend at the Reclaiming Repair workshop in Paris. After years in quite separate ...

good for nothing

Make, Do, and Make Do!

We had a great time fixing in the midst of a Good For Nothing event on Saturday. It was one of the first times we were repairing in the middle ...

Documentary: The Light Bulb Conspiracy

UPDATE: The film will screen again on September, Thursday 13, 6:30pm at UCL - it is a free event. Tonight the documentary "The Light Bulb ...