Doing It Yourself

Designers no longer have a monopoly on design. The new DIY tools available for all provide a design challenge with business potential

In the beginning, circa 1968, there was The Whole Earth Catalog, the catalyst and model for the do-it-yourself movement. Subtitled "Access to Tools," it told readers where to find the information, equipment, and supplies to do their own thing—from brewing beer to illuminating books.

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