In today’s world, technology, fast fashion and consumerism rule the marketplace. Quantity is valued over quantity. It is time that we step back from our gadgets to take the time to appreciate the simple things in life. The Shakers believed in simplicity, utility and honesty. This directly influenced their minimal design style. Furniture and textiles were created to serve a purpose. Careful attention went into detail and functionality. As young people begin to take up the hobbies of generations past, such as bread making, woodworking, knitting and weaving, we see a shift in the market for sustainability, simple construction and quality goods. Each print has been created to reflect the trend.