Tagged: industrialisation

Fetishisation of the hand-crafted - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Nov 18, 2012

Last night, while ironing my work shirts, myself, by hand, I caught TVNZ’s programme The New Old and its episode ‘The Artisan’. The blurb: Presenter Wallace Chapman looks at the trend against mass-produced goods and the growing market for handcrafted objects. Chapman interviewed several people who were somehow involved with hand-crafting. One couple were rescuing old [...] … Read More