craft trends for 2013

Two years ago, my friend Paul and I created CRAFTSarethenewCRAFTS.com, an indie craft trend generator inspired by Barack Obama is Your New Bicycle. We decided to give the site a fresh update for 2013, with new craft trends and a new look. (Helvetica is so hot right now.) So if you're trying to figure out… Continue reading craft trends for 2013

the etsyfication of high fashion

It's no secret that the handmade aesthetic has become huge in the last five years. But this year, specifically,¬†craft trends have ¬†influenced high fashion brands. Burberry is especially keen on Etsy-esque motifs, but they're not the only ones. It all makes a crafter wanna multiply her prices by 10... Burberry's line of owl and bird… Continue reading the etsyfication of high fashion