Collaboration 2.0 Symposium

Handwork Studio

Handwork Studio (Munira Amin and Rachel MacHenry) operates at the intersection of craft, commerce, research and design, mobilizing high levels of skill to sustain local communities while re-contextualizing traditional techniques within a contemporary design aesthetic. With ongoing connections in Pakistan, Nepal, India, Haiti, Peru and Chile, the studio provides contemporary design support for artisan-based production. The studio offers design and technical consultation and collaborative training to a variety of artisan-focused enterprises including government ministries and trade facilitation offices, import and design companies, artisan organizations and international development institutions. Handwork Studio is committed to design innovation through socially and environmentally sustainable methods.