LYONESS.TV | 2013-03-12
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Anyone can do it - incentives for DIY It’s a trend that’s taken over the world and is here to stay - making things yourself. The incentives for doing it yourself are many, with differing tendencies from country to country. The “do-it-yourself” movement has become a social phenomenon, as we discovered in Romania and Austria. Praktiker DIY store: www.praktiker.com Knitting is in again – fresh yearning for that clatter of needles Knitting junkies are certainly no longer in the retirement age group, but rather they’re young, hip and, above all, fashion-conscious. We followed the thread of an urban “do-it-yourself” generation trend. Wiener Masche: the knitting club on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Die-Wiener-Masche/278442048880647?fref=ts Dörte Kaufmann: fashion label for knitted garments and accessories www.doertekaufmann.com A-Preis: stockists for the household, paper, gifts, decorations www.a-preis.at Moments Magazine www.momentsmagazin.at DIY mechanics – hobby mechanics get the knack Whether it’s an oil change or clutch replacement – ever more “hobby mechanics” are getting to grips with their own cars. This trend has led to numerous “do-it-yourself” garages springing up. Here, for just a few euros, you can rent a vehicle lift along with tools. The motto: “Practice makes perfect!” Forstinger: vehicle accessories www.forstinger.com Garage workshop rental: vehicle repair shops for DIY www.meine-mietwerkstatt.at Guest on Lyoness.TV-Talk This time on Talk our guest is futurologist Dr. Roland Winkler. Alongside research into developments in society, he is deeply involved with the “do-it-yourself” trend. In this context he talks about various aspects of DIY and what effects it will have on the economy in future. Institute of innovation and trend research: www.iitf.at Cashy Cashy has also tried some DIY. He has decided to knit himself a trendy woolly hat, but will he actually succeed?