Spring 2015 CRL PRE-LAUNCH PROGRAMME GOES LIVE!

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NEW WEBSITE, CHINESE FIXPERTS AND RSA FUTURE MAKERS

A new design of Fixperts.org now with over 50 fix films from around the world and behind the scenes research was launched as Fixperts films showcased at RSA Future Maker . The day-long drop-in Maker Market Place at Somerset house driven by RSA’s Design Directors included various creative technologists running workshops and talks around making and Circular Economy. Fixperts recently featured in DAMn and Disegno presented the most recent contributions – a series of FixFilms from Tongji University in China.

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Curating for THE GREAT RECOVERY, Inviting BRIGHT SPARKS and Launching Fixperts.org

Royal Society of the Arts (RSA) Design Directors Nat Hunter and Sophie Matthews commissioned Daniel Charny to curate the stand of their new perception changing initiative The Great Recovery at 100% Design 2012. The stand, designed by Thomas.Matthews, presented a collaboration with Islington Council’s repair and reuse shop Bright Sparks founded by Diye Wariebi of Digibridge combining a 3d printer making missing parts (see first pict below of Jim with his Emaker Huxley). Other exhibits included new designs reusing discarded components by recent RCA graduate Gaspard Tine-Beres and hosted the launch of Fixperts.org pilot project (more about how this project soon).

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