Author Archives: Damian

Makerhood now live in beta!

TweetAs of Noon today, we are now live! After lots of busy behind the scenes work, our new online local goods market for Brixton, Herne Hill, Camberwell, East Dulwich, Clapham and Stockwell, is up and running. On the website you’ll … Continue reading

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Interview with Fiona Douglas, Oh Sew Brixton

Tweet This is the fourth in an occasional series of interviews with local people who inspire us. Oh Sew Brixton is a sewing school & workshop based in south London, concentrating on teaching creative dressmaking. Fiona Douglas, the owner and … Continue reading

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Explaining Makerhood, slides from our OpenTech presentation

TweetHere’s some fantastic slides explaining the Makerhood concept, origins of the idea and a sneak preview of what’s coming up. Do have a read! Scridb filter

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First Monday of the Month: Monthly update

TweetAs we rapidly approach the launch of our Beta site, this is an attempt to sum up what’s happened over the past month, and where possible look at what’s coming up. Our intention is to provide this monthly update at … Continue reading

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Another opportunity for Makers – The Renegade Craft Fair

Tweet We came across this today (thanks Rachel!), and thought many of you would be interested in it; news of London’s first Renegade Craft Fair. Typically based in the States, Renegade organise annual free-to-attend events focussing on “DIY and indie-craft … Continue reading

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Drinks and other opportunities to meet us and get involved!

TweetWe’ve been a little quiet on the blog front recently, but rest assured we’ve been anything but idle. Work behind the scenes is approaching fever pitch, with lots of exciting things to share with you very soon! After our successful … Continue reading

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Lovely post by Laura Ward…

Tweet… about Makerhood over on Laura’s blog. Do have a read. Scridb filter

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9 quotes about the ideas behind Makerhood

TweetSome feedback from survey contributors we wanted to share: “We need to bring back care in this world. I’d like to know that I’ve bought something with a bit of love in it rather than some cheap plastic machine made … Continue reading

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Interview with Sweet View

TweetThis is the second in an occasional series of interviews with local people who inspire us. Sweet View is a new company that offers a series of prints by artist Jack Noel. Rather than covering the usual touristic highlights of … Continue reading

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Two new Makers’ Meetings added

TweetDue to popular demand we’ve added two new dates to the diary. Saturday 18 June, 10am – 11.30am at Cafe Roha 103 Acre Lane, Brixton Thursday 23 June, 6.30pm, also at Cafe Roha. Each session lasts about 90 mins. They are very … Continue reading

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