2 Oct 2023
Maintain—in its current form—is closing. Endings are never easy… but neither is maintenance. We hope this post will explain where Maintain came from, where it got to, and the people who helped us along the way.
13 Aug 2020
We don’t have the right words or metaphors yet.
20 May 2020
17 Sep 2019
Can’t make it to Liverpool on September 28th? Or just want a preview? We will be at the London Design Festival this weekend!
14 Jul 2019
Recently, I recorded an interesting conversation with Adrian McEwen. Adrian is co-founder of DoES Liverpool. Back in 1996, Adrian joined STNC and worked on early mobile browser technology. This was the HitchHiker framework which appears at the top of this timeline of web browsers. STNC was eventually acquired by Microsoft.
18 Jun 2019
ike most words, maintenance has several meanings. In this context maintenance is the process of keeping something in an existing state (of repair, efficiency, or validity).
5 Apr 2019
In the lead-up to the 2019 Festival of Maintenance, we are catching up with some of our speakers from 2018 to reflect on the value of maintenance in our work and everyday lives.
19 Mar 2019
The 2018 Festival of Maintenance brought together a variety of fantastic speakers. Leading up to the 2019 Festival, we are catching up with some of our speakers from 2018 to reflect on the value of maintenance in our work and everyday lives.
17 Oct 2018
7 Oct 2018
Read Laura’s reflections on Medium. The article includes a summary of the day, audience feedback, and details of where Festival funds came from and what they were spent on.
22 Sep 2018
Originally recorded for the Festival of Maintenance, Alanna Irving presents Full Circle Leadership.
3 Dec 2017
We were inspired by discussions at Maker Assembly, where we discussed the sustainability of making, maker communities and maker spaces, and the way that innovation and new things are championed, whereas maintenance is often less visible, less valued – and yet essential.