Journal — Colectivo 1050 Grados

How did we meet our partners?

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How did we meet our partners?

Early on in the Folkways development process, I spent lots of time and effort researching many different wholesale sources specializing in regional crafts produced according to fair trade principles. In fact, there are many excellent wholesalers of a wide array of items handcrafted by artisans around the globe. But I quickly realized that the pieces that Folkways would offer would be different. Our regional collections feature unique objects that cannot be found through typical fair trade and global craft outlets. There was plenty of room in the marketplace to promote a different type of design aesthetic, one that upholds the idea that...

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