At the intersection of technology, fashion and social change, we are proud to be a supporter of the ‘North of 41’ Canada House at SxSW 2012. To learn more about this initiative, visit: http://northof41.org/.
Here is another great article about how traditional artisans are getting the opportunity to learn how to design fashionable products:
Throughout the year, the artisans return to the defining aspects of their traditions, and are encouraged to extend their own vocabularies in developing new motifs and concepts. Working towards creating a final collection, students collaborate with urban design students. The result is a wonderfully eye-opening and respect building experience.
To read the full article, click here: http://www.indiafutureofchange.com/indiastory_Social_DesignersOfChange2.htm.