Latin America, a place of many possibilities or needs, according to its perspective, where Design is the great catalyst and aggregator of visions and innovations that serve that great continent. There is a lot to do and design in the Latin American context, basic needs that the government could not, did not want or could Seguir leyendo
Jorge Diego Etienne Mexican designer proposes a new furniture for restaurants, coffee-shops and popular fondas respecting its characteristics. It is customary for strenuous shopkeepers, soda and beer companies to furnish furniture and advertisements in exchange for stamping their brand advertising on them. A coca-cola bottler in Mexico went a little further by hiring a Mexican Seguir leyendo
Tu Taller Design, design studio and Haceb, the largest company of electrical appliances in Colombia work together in the design proposal of a nomadic kitchen to solve the new needs of the market. Led by David del Valle, industrial designer, Tu Taller Design is a dynamic study that mixes the self-production of objects with the 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
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 training with business emphasis and a well articulated sector joined in a cluster with a strong State support with simple but strong objectives in its result, has made Uruguay a few years the country to show in terms of design in Latin America. How did they achieve it?