Where do Fixperts projects happen?
Anyone with imagination and a basic level of making skills can take up the Fixperts challenge. The guidelines are free and all you have to do is put your team together.
Creative tutors and students around the world have leapt to the Fixperts challenge - running anything from three day workshops to term-long projects.
We’re really excited about the programmes we’ve developed for kids and teenagers. We’ve got DIY resources for primary and secondary schools, and sometimes we work to support their delivery.
Fixperts has partnered with organisations in different ways, from talks, workshops and residencies to awards and challenges. Get in touch to figure out if we can do something together.
We're deeply grateful for the support we've had so far. From organisations and individuals, experts and novices, near and far, their support sends us the message that Fixperts is powerful, effective and necessary.
The team behind the idea
Fixperts around the world are making a real difference to real people.
It takes a real team to keep them going.
Daniel co-founded Fixperts in 2012 and has pushed it with a kind of squirrelly determination just about every day since. His background as an industrial designer and design educator and his deep commitment to the critical importance of imagination and skills have powered the development of Fixperts to date. He now acts as Creative Director.
Dee joined as Managing Director when Fixperts viral popularity threatened to overwhelm the volunteering team and bring the project to a halt. Her strategic nous and management savvy have made the path forward clear and the delivery of the Fixperts vision a lot more likely.
Lea is an evangelical design educator who is set on bringing the Fixperts message to pupils, teachers and schools nationwide - resistance is futile! Lea has deep experience of devising and delivering interesting, engaging and innovative ways of making design a relevant and exciting part of learning in schools.
James co-founded Fixperts with Daniel in 2012 and his energy and drive in the pilot and launch stages were key to the dynamic character of the project. He is our greatest conspirator and relentless ambassador. James is cofounder of the wonderful Sugru.
Fixperts is reliant on brilliant volunteers joining the team.
If you want to get involved email us at [email protected], and tell us a bit about yourself, what you can do and what you'd like to help with.
Fixperts is dedicated to Ami Drach
An inventive maker, Professor Ami Drach exemplified the social, technical and creative values that this project is all about. Always ready to apply his ingenuity to improvise and fix things, his unparalleled openness, kindness and generosity brought a deep empathy to every interaction.