Posts tagged Mer Bags
Looking Back: Eight Months of Makers

I launched this blog eight months ago with a pretty simple idea: I wanted to document a new group of craftsmen, artisans and creative entrepreneurs often referred to as makers, and celebrate their work in the process. It’s been amazing. 

For now, I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos from the last eight months. They are, for whatever reason, the images I like and appreciate. I hope you do as well. 

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Man & Machine: Staying Power Lessons From Mer Bags

When Rob Nelson started Mer Bags some fourteen years ago, there was no Facebook, no social media and the web was just sort of picking up steam for small businesses. Now of course things have changed.

I visited Mer Bags headquarters in Brooklyn to see what it takes to establish serious staying power. 

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