Does Making Matter?

Why does making matter to us, either as individual makers or as a society?

This autumn researchers from the University of Westminster are running a series of workshops to explore why making matters to us, the role making plays in society, and the role it could potentially play in the future. Individual workshops will be targeted at big questions such as:

Copyright Extension "assault" to Digital DIY

An important development (*) that may have serious impacts on many forms of Digital DIY:

[In July 2016] the UK government extended copyright for designs from 25 years to the life of the designer plus 70 years. In practice, this is likely to mean a copyright term of over 100 years for furniture and other designed objects.