Dale Dougherty on building the Maker Movement
22 Jul 2021
Dale Dougherty on building the Maker Movement

From traditional craft activities like knitting to more career-minded pursuits like coding, COVID-19 prompted people to explore creative hobbies, presenting opportunities for brands to reach fresh audiences. Canvas8 spoke to Dale Dougherty about the future of the maker movement and its impact.

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Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty is the author of Free to Make: How the Maker Movement is Changing Our Schools, Our Jobs, and Our Minds. He is also the founder of Make magazine, the creator of Maker Faire, and the co-founder of O’Reilly Media.

Lara Piras

Lara Piras is a copywriter, researcher, and brand strategist. Considered a youth culture expert, her vast industry knowledge comes from working with some of the industry’s best, including MTV, WGSN, Vogue UK, and Vogue US.