An experimental school with a focus on philosophy opens an outpost in Melbourne, Australia.
After working for companies that embraced a disposable state of mind, John aimed to create a product that would get better with age.
“I love that moment on my workroom floor with my sketchbook, rulers, and a page full of math equations.” — Lucy Blaire
Classie Parker remembers when everything you needed to know about integrity, guts, and the meaning of life was in the conversations of the kitchen.
The debate surrounding raw milk isn’t just about dietary preferences or food safety – it’s about the fight for the local food movement.
“I am inspired by the notion of creating heirlooms; something rare and meaningful that can be passed down through the generations and reused.”
As an homage to the coming Father’s Day, Etsy Admin collaborated on this post to reflect on the creativity passed down from generation to generation. I may not have grown up with a father tinkering in any garage, but the patriarchal blood in my line traces back to milliners in the Old Country. Embroidered heirlooms… Continue reading
Hello, Etsy community! With May’s meeting in the books, let’s talk about what the Community Council has been up to this month! Etsy’s taxonomist, Amy, has been working with the Council to obtain feedback on some of the Category work she’s been doing. She solicited ideas from the Community Council on the proposed Category changes… Continue reading
UPDATE: I had such a great time on the panel with Faythe and with Heather Ross, too! Here are some photos, including tours of the Atlanta and Savannah campuses. Hello, Georgia peaches! I will be visiting Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia, May 4 – 7, 2010. Along with Faythe Levine of Handmade Nation, I’ll be presenting… Continue reading
Hallo! Dag! I wanted to give you all a quick reminder of two Etsy meet ups in Europe this week: 1. June 3, 2010: Hamburg, Germany Ahoy! Not only is Hamburg home to the world’s ninth largest port, it is also a hotbed of activity for creative Germans. We (Matt and Marie) are very excited… Continue reading
As an homage to the coming Mother’s Day, Etsy Admin collaborated on this post to reflect on the creativity passed down from generation to generation. Some of us work at Etsy screenprinting t-shirts while others repair glitches behind the scenes, however we were all drawn to this place because of its mission for making and… Continue reading
Earlier this year, my colleague, Matt, met Finnish trashionista Outi Pyy at the Etsy Meet Up in Helsinki. Since then, Outi and I have met virtually, and I have spent a good bit of time poring over her website, OutsaPop, soaking in her imaginative fashions crafted from discards and recycling-based tutorials. For this week’s How-Tuesday,… Continue reading
(Extended drum roll…) The winner of the Handmade Moment Video Contest is “Handmade Moments are Everywhere” by Daniel Kwan! Daniel’s outstanding animation gets across the playful spirit of Etsy. Our judges and the community were all drawn to the cute characters. While the piece is fantastical, it also outlines the Etsy shopping experience. We think… Continue reading
The Etc. section has a reputation as the “anything goes” area of the Etsy Forums. Things can get a bit out of hand at times, and topics can run the gamut from “what’s for dinner?” to a “singles mingle” and beyond. In search of a safe haven and some camaraderie, Etsy artist Karmarox started the… Continue reading