People

Citizens, makers, farmers, tech gurus, craftsmen, digital fabrication geeks, supply chain travellers and carbon footprint calculators – here are the people that are changing our physical world and our relationship with it.

Saddle up

John Boultbee Brooks was in dire need of a more comfortable way of getting to and from his leather trading business. After his horse died in 1878, he couldn’t afford to replace…

It’s in his hands

To make something by hand is a statement: that a machine can’t produce what a pair of hands and a set of tools can. Aside from his laptop, no tool in Jonatan…

Tinker, tailor, jewellery maker

There aren’t many professions that jewellery designer Stephen Einhorn hasn’t dabbled in at some point in his life. “I have always made stuff. I’ve done lots of things previously from model making…