Saturday, July 19, 2008

Are You Indie?

Are you an "Indie" designer?
Think not?
Read On...

In the ebay custom boutique world, many times, designers not affiliated with a design group, call themselves "Indie designers", however, all of us, WAHM/SAHM Moms/Dads who sell our handmade items online or at street/craft fairs are REALLY considered Indie designers in the big scheme of things.

Here's what wiki says about being an indie:
The indie design movement is made up of independent designers, artists and craftspeople who design and make a wide array of products without being part of large, industrialized businesses.

They are supported by a growing number of indie shoppers who are seeking niche and often handmade products as opposed to those mass-produced by corporations. Such products may include clothing, jewelery and other accessories, ceramics, glass, metalwork, furniture, cosmetics, art and much more.

Indie designers often sell their items directly to buyers by way of craft fairs, street markets

and a variety of online marketplaces, such as Dawanda, Etsy, Ebay, Mintd and However, they may also engage in consignment and/or wholesale relationships with retail outlets, both online and offline.

The indie design movement can be seen as being an aspect of the general indie movement and DIY (Do It Yourself) modern craft culture.

Embrace your indie roots, declare yourself an indie today!

I'll start:
Hi, My name is Designer Y and I'm proud to be an Indie Designer
It's custom BOUTIQUE....made by DesigningMINDS
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