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XIX.1 January + February 2012
Page: 86
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Old hat


Authors:
Jonathan Bean, Daniela Rosner

Craft is enjoying a renaissance. Visit a hip neighborhood in Portland, Brooklyn, or San Francisco, and the signs are everywhere┬Śmost likely, painstakingly hand-lettered on a chalkboard. Take a walk down a street in these cities and you'll likely find the opportunity to learn to make pickles and enjoy some craft beer and artisan cheese, all before recrafting your body through yoga. From our vantage point in design schools on both U.S. coasts, we see a parallel in academia to the comeback of craft in popular culture. The prefix "DIY" has been applied to fields such as urbanism and biology.…




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