Distributed Design Finishing School 2020

The Distributed Design Market Platform (DDMP) is co-funded by the Creative Europe program of the European Union. The platform acts as an exchange and networking hub for the European Maker Movement. The initiative aims at developing and promoting the connection between designers, makers and the market both online and offline.

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Over a period of five days, up to six designers and makers, will work together to refine their projects, identify and clarify potential, and create the path towards making their projects into prototypes. This sprint will take place in Plus X, a state-of-the-art maker space equipped to develop and test your design.


Creating final prototypes.
Promoting makers’ ideas worldwide.
Exhibition of the projects.


Focuses on “zero miles” supply chains, open-source distribution, and the circular lifecycle of products.

The hosts are interested in projects, which could not be finished due to the lockdown and use new materials, recycled materials, new making techniques and digital manufacturing.

Who is it for?

Individual makers from EU countries.


Brighton, UK

Duration of stay

1 week

Financing amounts

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Financial assistance for accommodation will be available if required.

Exact amounts are not mentioned.

Source of funding

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

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