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Macramé is a term used to describe the precursor of pillow lace. Threads are elaborately knotted by hand from the warp threads, which stick out of carpets. Can be used as a needlework technique with typical varied knotting’s, e.g. for flower garlands,


Madder has been cultivated as a dyestuff since antiquity in central Asia and Egypt, where it was grown as early as 1500 B.C. Cloth dyed with madder root pigment was found in the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun and in the ruins of Pompeii and ancient Corinth.


Made-By is an organisation with a mission to improve environmental and social conditions in the fashion industry and make common sustainability practice. MADE-BY launched 2004 in direct response to rising consumer concern in Europe over public and environmental issues in the fashion industry.


Magma is a term used to describe a naturally occurring silicate melt, which may also contain mineral crystals, dissolved water, or gases.

Man-made capital (manufactured)

Man-made capital is a term used to describe goods that are used to produce other goods and services, such as machines, tools, buildings and infrastructure and can also include “financial capital

Man-made fibre

Man-made fibre. Viscose and Acetate, derived from cellulose, were almost all the human-made fibres in existence before World War II. During the 1930s, after intensive fibre research, several new synthetic fibres were produced which led to the production of nylon.


Manifesto (comes from Latin Manu Festus means struck by the hand) is a term used to describe a declaration in public. Historically, Manifesto is commonly political, philosophical, religious or literary, principles and beliefs.