Bespoke is an engaging, amusing, irreverent but thought provoking look at the return and rise of the handmade, the locally produced, the small scale and the artisanal.
Writer and presenter Marcus Westbury takes us on a journey from the lovingly crafted to cutting edge technology – from artisanal jewellers and wood-turners to craft distillers and 3D printers, from around the globe – to answer the questions of who is making, why are so many of us making, who is buying and is it here to stay?
Is it an old arts and crafts movement in hipster clothing, a passing fad? A middle class indulgence? Or is it a new response to profound cultural shifts and changes in technology that has the potential to remake our cities, our economies and our communities from the top down and the bottom up?