A craft maker designs, makes, transforms or restores everyday objects, to the unit or in limited series, which have an aesthetic quality and whose realization implements essentially manual skills.

By the transmission of their know-how, "Craftspeople" are carriers of popular and civic culture and holders of living traditions. They contribute to maintain our heritage both tangible and intangible. This sector with high potential for economic and cultural development is characterized by its high added value, which cannot be relocated, and is part of the creative economy and sustainable development approaches.

Arts Crafts Reference List in Switzerland

Arts Crafts domain includes about 200 professions combining traditional gestures, creation and human exchanges, anchored in the territories and contributes to the dynamism and attractiveness the real economy.

View list


> See all books