This is the story of two Fab Labs in the Frankenland region of northern Bayern.
The weather is more or less miserable this time of year, gray and drizzly. It’s often raining so thinly you’re not even sure if it’s coming down at all, but somehow your face is wet and cold. It reminds me of my childhood in Berlin, this endless string of overcast days. When the sun finally pokes out, everyone rushes outside, grabs their bike, goes spazieren with their immaculately-behaved dog. But usually the sky stays wrapped in a foreboding blanket of cloud. Though it’s grim, I like it. It seems to breed competence.