In the workplace, the impact of Digital DIY is widespread across all sectors of the economy, and scarcely related to the skills of individuals. This means that Digital DIY has the potential to reshape work, and its organization, both for individuals and for companies of all sizes.

Design and Making in China

What role do makerspaces play in China? How do they relate to the vast making ecosystem of Shenzhen, China’s famous manufacturing city? Why does China need makerspaces at all when making is a ‘national specialism’ and so embedded in both the culture and economy? These were among questions considered at a salon titled ‘On Design and Making in China’ held at the ICA, in London, on 22.4.16