Digital DIY and Creative Society: Video Series

These six videos explore the culture and ethos of Digital DIY. Each video looks at a key aspect that emerged during the case study research, in terms of broad social impact and through the first-hand accounts of leading voices within the field. Interviewees were chosen to represent a cross-section of makers, innovators, entrepreneurs who are closely involved with DiDIY activities, creativity and creative platforms, both online and offline. The videos aim to provide insight and understanding of this emerging sector from the viewpoint of participants.


Video 1: Creativity

Video 2: Sharing

Video 3: Community

Video 4: Entrepreneurship

Video 5: Well-being

Video 6: Glimpses of the Future

The videos include contributions from the following interviewees listed in alphabetical order by surname. We would like to express our gratitude to contributors for sharing their work and views.

Daniel Charny, Creative Director, From Now On
Liz Ciokajlo, Co-founder, OurOwnsKIN
Richard Clifford, Executive Director, MAKLab
Liz Corbin, Researcher and Curator, Institute of Making
Tomas Diez, Founder, Fab City Research Laboratory
Hannah Fox, Project Director, Derby Silk Mill
Bram Geenen, Co-founder, Wevolver
Richard Harvey, Co-founder, Harvey&John
Tim Hunkin, artist and engineer
Sherry Huss, Vice President, Maker Media, Co-founder, Maker Faire
Nat Hunter, Strategic Director, Machines Room
Bethany Koby, CEO, Technology Will Save Us
Dave Shepherd, Director, Barclays Digital Eagle Labs
Torsten Sherwood, Co-founder, Noook.