As part of our curiosity series, Idea to Value highlights interesting pieces of knowledge to give you a new perspective and keep you creative.
In today’s video highlight (above), you see how this simple island north of Scotland produces some of the world’s softest and highest quality clothing.
It’s a fascinating insight of how some very old, artisanal skills work in tandem with new manufacturing technology, before finally being finished again by a skilled craftsman (or woman).
While it may never be scalable to sell millions of units, there is still a certain charm in knowing that there are still parts of the world that can make a business with the old ways of doing things.
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