Tag: etsy

  • XOXO: crafty makers from the future

    I know these things:   The mass market will be obsolete. New kinds of enabling technology – including, but not limited to, the Internet – are changing the way people make things, the way they sell them, and the entire mechanics of how marketplaces work. We’ve been able to create software very easily since the […]

  • Buy from marginalized communities with Elevyn

    Elevyn is a kind of Etsy for marginalized communities: a way to buy directly from artisans in poorer parts of the world. You get a unique piece of clothing, jewelry or other art; they get to lift themselves out of poverty through their own work. This is something that would be far less possible before […]