Different estrategies, different actors, in Argentina with a State program In Colombia, from the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, both training programs and support to designers companies to export.
One of the most ingenious and fundamental devices for the product designer, human scale tables, is back in Kickstarter. In “analog” as it should be.
Why some products are so successful even though they seemingly do not look great and because others which are really amazing have no significance? This is usually the great unbeknown that designers, entrepreneurs, and those who are looking for opportunities try to translate into innovative and successful projects. It is not always thought that these Seguir leyendo
Colombian designer Jorge Montaña has spent 15 years exploring the limitless possibilities offered by digital cutting techniques for designing and making furniture. In recent years with his daughter Valeria, an artist, they “joined forces” in an alliance with a new conceptual component and more powerful aesthetic. One of its results is a series of tables Seguir leyendo
Why are some products so successful even though they seemingly do not look great and because other really amazing ones have no significance? This is usually the great unknown that designers, entrepreneur and, those who are looking for opportunities that translate into innovative and successful projects. It is not always thought that these projects to Seguir leyendo
The Mole armchair (Soft in Portuguese), the biggest icon of Brazilian design, is completing 60 years without losing its majesty. The creator of this piece was the designer and architect Sergio Rodrigues – a prestigious, talented, genial, nice and modest man -, died in 2014 at the age of 86. Character of particular physiognomy, almost Seguir leyendo
The furniture field is one of the most accessible for design, for it simplicity of technology and versatility. There are many designers worked there, and Latin America is no exception. A blog dedicated to this topic is associated with LACOD.
Ettore sottsass, the great Italian designer, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth (1917 – 2007) and 10 years after his death . Recognized for his projects for Olivetti initially and for his contributions to furniture as manifesto from his Memphis group, with a great influence on Latin American design.
A prominent art dealer has turned an estate once owned by infamous drug baron Pablo Escobar into luxury accommodation filled with items from his collection. The place named Casa Malca Located in the Mexican beach resort of Tulum, Casa Malca was renovated and turned into a hotel by New York-based Lio Malca – who deals contemporary works by the likes of Seguir leyendo