About

Make Works Scotland is based in Glasgow, run by Fi Scott and Lottie Burnley. The team work alongside Luke Moodley and Simon Ray, The Edinburgh Film Company who regularly visit, film and photograph factories, workshops and studios across the country.

Scotland is the original Make Works region, which was founded in 2012. The first 85 manufacturers were visited on a three month factory finding road trip in the back of an old VW Campervan. You can read more about the Make Works story here

Listings

Explore all 165 Make Works Scotland Companies

Events

Maker Speed Dater

Maker Speed Dater is an events series using the speed-dating format. It's about starting conversations and learning about what can be made locally. Read more

Makers Cinema for Open Mile

Back in September, Make Works was invited to run an evening of factory film screenings, as part of London Design Festival's Open Mile event. Read more

Find a Manufacturer: Office Hours

Are you looking to fabricate something, source materials or find a workshop in Scotland, and you've had trouble finding the right company? Fi Scott runs office hours from her Glasgow studio once a month. Read more

Projects

Hospitalfied in Industry: Residency Programme

September 2015 saw Make Works work in partnership with Hospitalfield, to run a residency programme that immerses artists, designers and makers onto the factory floor of Scottish manufacturers listed on Make Works. Read more

Make Works Roulette

Make Works Roulette is a manufacturing inspiration tool. It's loop of randomly selected factory listings is designed to inspire people to try out a new fabrication process. It was built by Open Work , as part of a project looking at other ways we could utilise the Make Works data set and archive. Read more

Team

Fi Scott

Founder at Make Works
@fimakeswork

Fi is the founder of Make Works, which she started in her final year studying product design at Glasgow School of Art. She spends her time between design and strategy, but her favourite thing to do is still visiting the makers, manufacturers and industrial estates of Scotland.

Lottie Burnley

Operations Manager
@lottieburnley / lottieburnley.com

Lottie is our operations manager, making sure that ideas for Make Works come to life. Between co-ordinating our filming schedule, researching new factories, developing content and managing new product releases we are not too sure what we did before she started working with us!

The Edinburgh Film Company

Filming partners
@EdinburghFilmCo / edinburghfilmcompany.co.uk

Luke and Simon, the duo behind The Edinburgh Film Company have been involved with the development of Make Works since 2013. Their continued role within Make Works involves filming and editing new factory listings each month.

Martin Clarke

Lead Software Developer @MClarke

Martin has been leading the software development of the Make Works platform since 2013.

Jamie Sterling

Front End Web Developer @Jamie_Sterling / jamiesterling.co.uk

Jamie has been leading the front end development of the Make Works platform since 2013.

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