The art/craft/commodity continuum

The art/craft/commodity continuum: When we create an item for another person, we have to consider whether that person is looking for art, craft, or commodity. We may wish to always be creating art. Or craft. But sometimes our customers want commodity. Not only is commodity cheaper but it’s what they prefer. [Well said. I live

Mallory Myths – Gear Timezone

Mallory Myths – Gear Timezone: Their layers of wool, silk and cotton was lighter than modern clothing and extremely comfortable to wear Mallory’s boot was the lightest ever used on Everest. The 1924 Everesters were lightweight specialists who understood their clothing better than most modern climbers The complete set of garments was field tested on