- re-organizing and disrupting this global market
- educating and empowering women to secure a steady income
- helping small family businesses to get access to education, design and a global market
- fostering and preserving cultural diversity, artisan skills, and craft heritage
- establishing a secure, fair and transparent work- and marketplace for artisans and designers
Welcome to Design meets Craft.
„Design meets Craft“ is a global matching, collaboration, e-learning and sales platform to build an innovative eco system for the global handicraft market
- allowing makers and designers to connect, collaborate and co-create
- empowering through unique education and service tools
- involving the craft community to influence its own marketplace
- using technology to create a professional and secure business environment
Technology for impact.
How it works
"Design meets Crafts" provides the platform and services for every step of the co-creation process.
CONNECTING & MATCHING
Artisans and designers can present their skills and works in a digital showroom to find the perfect match for their project needs through an intelligent tagging system.
CO-CREATION & PRODUCTION
The co-creation and collaboration process between members is managed on the "Design meets Craft" platform.
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
Members have access to best-in-class partners for all relevant services along the process chain (e.g. administration, insurance, payment, logistics, sales, marketing, etc.).
Design meets Craft provides self-service learning tools and resources created by industry experts and the global community.
Through its sales platform, third-party platform integrations and sales partners, "Design meets Craft" provides local artisans and designers access to the global market.
ETHICAL AND LEGAL STANDARDS
To ensure a secure and fair end-to-end process, "Design meets Craft" created an ethical code of conduct and legal standards for the community.