Local Marker Movements are now quite established in big cities. Recently there was a Maker Movement fair in Paris. It was dominated by DIY and tech, which is different compared to London Maker fairs. They are much more craft driven. Continue reading
According to a recent study by EU rooftop gardens could grow three quarters of city’s vegetables. In recent years urban gardening, agriculture and farming have been growing globally. The Dalston Eastern Curve Garden is a good example of community garden program that has turned into a vibrant resource for the local community. Continue reading
From 80’s Post-Punk era to present day London Subcultures are presented at ICA‘s major exhibition inside the Selfridges department store in London. The exhibition is made out of specially curated vitrines and video installations. It covers multi-disciplinary collection of art, fashion, graphics, craft and design. The exhibition captures the period when London underground scene entered into mainstream. Furthermore it is aiming to answer the question of what is the alternative scene of the London counterculture today? Continue reading
There were many experimental installations at this year’s Designersblock exhibition. Love Me Bender from Breaded Escalope is an DIY approach that uses steam bending techniques to rescue discarded furniture and give it new life. The team gave demonstrations of how the low-tech, low-energy, steam-bending mobile machine works.