Background: This study aims to explore the rise of the maker movement and the Maker Class in the context of an era of great transformation. By examining the maker movement that has emerged from the West to the East over the past two decades, the study seeks to uncover the motivations behind the rise of the Maker Class. Objective: To uncover and explain the reasons, driving forces, and influencing factors behind the rise of the maker movement and the Maker Class in China, and to provide valuable insights for research, decision-making, and practical applications in related fields. Methods: The research employs a literature review methodology , combining an analysis of the development trends of the maker movement with the backdrop of social transformation. Results: The maker movement has benefited from the rapid development and widespread adoption of information technology, the rise of open innovation and the sharing economy, and the changes in social structure and values. These factors collectively drive the rise of the Maker Class in China, making it a significant force in the era of transformation. Conclusions: In the information age, the Maker Class embodies creativity, innovation, and autonomy, aligning with the aspirations of contemporary society. As a result, it has gained widespread recognition and support. The rise of the Maker Class has a profound impact on social structure, promoting a surge in innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity, and furthering the development and transformation of society.