“Craft” might seem like it’s for the amateurs, and “fashion” for the auteurs. Yet we live in an age where creativity and innovation are increasingly found in collaborations between makers and users, crafters and designers, designers and manufacturers, and in the loosening of the boundaries between them. Open sourcing and the emergence of DIY everything (from apps to dresses to education) are THE design stories of the 21st century.
The first panel discussion of MAKESHIFT, partnered with Standard Talks and hosted at the Standard East Hotel. Panelists include Cathy Bailey–Owner/Designer, HEATH Ceramics; Rosanne Cash–Singer/Songwriter; Natalie Chanin–Author/Designer, Alabama Chanin; and Maria Cornejo–Designer, Zero + Maria Cornejo. Moderated by Andrew Wagner–DIY Design Editor, Columnist, Director–Krrb with Jessamyn Hatcher– Professor Global Studies–NYU.