Makers' Guild

Makers’ Guild is a lobbying and support network for practitioners experimenting with personal fabrication and making, combining traditional craft skills with new technology and entrepreneurial development.

Co-founded with Fiddian Warman of Soda to create a network for sharing, lobbying, funding and personal development.

Coming up soon…

Makers’ Guild at the V&A – a series of five events exploring key issues in making, co-curated with Natasha Carolan of High Wire, including textiles, food, sound, policy and makers’ spaces.

Previously…

Makers’ Guild at NESTA Launch event in June 2011 with presentations by:

Scott Burnham: writer, creative director and strategist for design and urban initiatives, working with cities, institutions and publications worldwide.
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino: product designer, entrepreneur, consultant, strategist and blogger on Internet of Things & Interaction design
Assa Ashuach: designer, specialising in additive manufacturing and product customisation and MA Design leader at London Metropolitan Uni
Jonty Wareing, London Hackspace founder

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Makers’ Guild at Crafts Council in November 2011, focussed on the business of making, with presentations by:

Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh of SugruChristopher Pett from Makers Co and Pli Design Mark Champkins, Inventor-in-Residence at the Science Museum and Concentrate Design 

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