In a recent article online in Grid magazine, author Alex Jones writes about the Community of Philadelphia Makers whose leader is Andrew Dahlgren.
Rather than streaming into factories wearing hard hats and carrying lunch pails, these makers are working out of their apartments, artists’ studios or shared incubator spaces like the Clay Studio or NextFab, producing small batches of high-quality products that are sold locally. Some learned their craft in art school, while others are hobby makers hoping to one day support themselves through work they’re passionate about. Some design and make their own products, while others are designers in need of production facilities or skilled labor.
Read the full article here.