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WHAT IS MADE IN EUROPE

Discover unique and exciting things made in European countries.

ORDINARY THINGS THAT ARE EXTRAORDINARY

Just because you drink wine, does not mean you know how to open it

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Discover the most interesting and unique things made in Europe today.

It was a lot of hard work from quite a few dedicated people who do this because they are passionate about European makers and the unique products they make. Please do get in touch if you have suggestions or want to flag up a maker. Enjoy the discovery!

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Caran D'Ache is quite a special company. Based in Switzerland it is approaching pen design differently. I find them quite inspiring and brave, but how do they write and feel?

Product Guides help you to discover more about specific type of products.

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There are several companies in Europe, making interesting kettles. Like like Ritter from Germany, some go for a contemporary look and additional functionalities, while others go for a more traditional and unique look.

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MEET EUROPEAN MAKERS AND ARTISANS

WHY

Why did we start this website and what drives us forward.

We are constantly surrounded by things. And they tend to serve different purposes: to relax, do our job, or look after ourselves. Here we would like to concentrate on things that make you happy, that give you meaning and the ones that help you create moments of appreciation.

Knowing a little about where your things came from, who made them and how it relates to the local community will make a difference in how you look at your surroundings. Made in Europe is about passionate makers, rich history and heritage that is appreciated by many.

It is easy for artisans, small family-run businesses to drown in the noise of today’s digital world. This project started to give you an oasis where you can discover those unique things at your pace – by learning and getting inspired about European heritage and innovation.

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