P H I L O S O P H Y

ALIGNING PURPOSE WITH PASSION

We believe that being connected to the people who make your objects adds to their richness and extends their product lifetime. Maker and Place offers one-of-a-kind handcrafted home and lifestyle wares from all over the world.

We aim to bring production into the retail environment by offering open-air studios to local craftspeople and by inviting the customer to take part in the creation process. 

 

IN-HOUSE PRODUCTION

Artist studios providing a platform for local and global artists to foster a deeper connection with their audience.

 

Meet our Makers-in-Residence

LUXURY PRODUCT

30-40 Curated Independent Designers

Home Textiles, table ware,  luxury health and wellness, small gifts + lifestyle wares

EVENTS

A full summer calendar of workshops, classes, lectures, showcases, and events.

COMMUNITY

A partnership with Aspen Entrepreneurs for desk space, peer programming, mentoring, and public co-working space.

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MAKERS-IN-RESIDENCE

 
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MADELYN SOLDNER SULLIVAN

Sandal Maker

 

Photo: Craig Turpin

Photo: Craig Turpin

MICHAELA CARPENTER OLSON

Weaver, Founder, Creative Director

Trained as a hand-weaver in London, UK, Michaela utilizes her understanding of the love that goes into handmade products to engage business models to offer other independent makers the chance to showcase their labors in a luxury market. In efforts to activate 'creating sacred spaces' a household practice, Michaela curates the Maker + Place market place with only the highest quality, beautiful pieces.

Photo: Michaela Carpenter

Photo: Michaela Carpenter

CLARITY ELISE FORNELL

Weaver

Clarity is a weaver with the goal of creating pieces with less waste and more intention. In reaction to our "throw away" culture she envisions our everyday items being a few, yet terrific, pieces to cherish. Clarity focuses on the change of thought processes in appreciating and honoring the tradition and beauty in utilitarian goods and home wares.

 

 

 

OPEN ACCESS WORKSPACE

We offer free desk space, wifi, coffee, and smiles!

Come spend your work day with us.