Real Economy Lab was convened by Jules Peck with the support of The New Economic Foundation, Transition Network and the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation, and contributed to by Alice Martin, Peter Lipman and Nicolas Krausz.


Visual design, mapping and analysis framework by Ishan Shapiro (Notthisbody) and Benjamin Brownell and the Metamaps Open Value Network.




All visual iconography, design and content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


The data collected as a part of the Real Economy Lab is made available under the Open Database License (ODbL).Any rights in individual contents of the database are licensed under the .Database Contents License. We will be publishing this data in a standardized format as the survey collects responses.




Iconography within the Real Economy Lab is crafted by Notthisbody. We thank the following creators of icons used throughout the project for the courtesy of sharing their work under Creative Commons licenses:


Creative Stall, Jamshid Xoliqulov, factor[e] design initiative, José Manual de Laá, Daniel Gamage, Rahul, Rohith M S, Austin Condiff, Trent Kuhn, Arthur Shlain, Ivan Colic, Denis, Arthy.P, Brennan Novak, Dave Tappy, Anton GajdosikWilson Joseph, Paul Tynes, Mourad MokraneGavin Keech,


The ‘Archetypes’ framework is adapted from “Database of the Self in Hyperconnectivity” by @gavinkeech @venessamiemis.


We are also indebted to The Noun Project, an invaluable resource for iconography on the web, and also where many of the above creators’ icons can be found.




These are the tools and services that the REL team uses to work together and build the platform.
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