I love this video – its captures the essence of Etsy by showing the makers, the workshops, and the products.
I find their discussion around craft and technology really exciting, as they talk about the web creating new opportunities to connect people globally. This allows makers to produce bespoke goods that are an alternative to mass production.
They also talk about a “new movement” of young people engaging in craft and one maker says she finds it exciting that young people know how to sew! I find it inspiring that people are applying handcraft on such a large scale…