An innovative designer finds a wealth of opportunities on the Tibetan Plateau. (more…)
With Meyelo, Carmen Myers empowers Kenya’s artisans—despite not having all the answers (more…)
Craft is at the heart of chef and entrepreneur Tom Colicchio’s work, from his renowned flagship restaurant to his so-named restaurant group—which now counts two Craft restaurants, a Craftbar, Craftsteak, and the ‘wichcraft chain among its holdings. (more…)
A Nobel Prize nominee and her family take on the task of empowering artisans in Laos.
Changing the world takes time. “Earlier this year, I had a guy who came and trained on silk farming with us,” says Boby Vosinthavong, the daughter of Kommaly Chanthavong—an educator, activist, entrepreneur, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee whose mission, for the past 40 years, has been to train Laotian farmers, particularly women,
The headquarters of Sasa Designs by the Deaf doesn’t look like much from the outside: Not far from Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi, on the edge of the capital’s national park, this is a modest operation located in the suburban enclave of Ongata Rongai. (more…)