Reason #3 of 101 reasons why handmade art tiles are great: they help the economy!
In the past few months, several articles have been written which promote the idea that small independent crafting / manufacturing businesses are the future. We may be biased, but we tend to agree. Here at Emu Tile, we are happy to keep the wheels of (micro) industry turning.
Here are the links:
4 Reasons Why The Future Of Capitalism Is Homegrown, Small Scale, And Independent - www.fastcodesign.com
Can Hip Urban Crafts Help Revitalize Rust Belt Manufacturing? - www.fastcodesign.com
In the Next Industrial Revolution, Atoms Are the New Bits - www.wired.com