The Maker Files Blog

Our blog for brands looking to create authentic connections with makers & DIYers

Makers 1-on-1: Anne Harrill - Oceanne Jewelry

This week's Makers 1-on-1 interview features metalsmith and jewelry maker Anne Harrill with her own brand Océanne in Cleveland, OH. If your brand sells to jewelry makers and metalworkers, this 1-on-1 interview with Anne will give you important insights into building connections with makers like her.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Nov 7, 2018

Why Crafting is Cool Again

So what's inspiring the crafter movement, and why is it so popular now? In this post, we'll take a look at why crafting is cool again and who is leading the charge.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Nov 7, 2018

Makers 1-on-1: Karen Koch - Life Needs Art

This week, we’re interviewing Karen Koch, a collage artist from Hudson, OH behind Life Needs Art — modern art inspired by nature and nostalgia. If your brand markets to visual artists or papercrafters, this 1-on-1 interview with Karen will give you important insights that can help you reach makers like her.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Oct 31, 2018

Why You Should Know About the Live Edge and Resin Woodworking Trend

In this post, we'll take a look at the visual appeal of the live edge and resin woodworking trend and how today's woodcrafters are setting out to achieve it.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Oct 31, 2018

Makers 1-on-1: Clara Manfredi - C. M. Manfredi's Emporium of Wonders

This week's Makers 1-on-1 interview features Clara Manfredi, the sculptor behind the art dolls of C. M. Manfredi’s Emporium of Wonders. If your brand sells to sculptors or doll makers, this 1-on-1 interview with Clara will give you important insights that can help you connect with makers like her.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Oct 24, 2018