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Origami Birds by Mostaza Diseño Amarillo

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Origami Birds by Mostaza Diseño Amarillo

Origami Birds are friendly creatures designed by Mostaza Diseño Amarillo (which translates into Mustard Yellow Design), a design studio committed to reframe the aesthetics of the everyday objects around us.  Their polyurethane birds can be used to decorate a wall or window, guard your fridge or guide your guests along — Continue reading

MUSIBATTY handmade jewelry

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
MUSIBATTY handmade jewelry

These days everything seems to be ethnic-inspired and yet it’s hard to find products as exquisitely crafted as Jennifer Musi’s handmade jewelry. After years of sculpting ceramic, she found her passion for metal jewelry making. Visiting Taxco, Mexico’s silver capital, and finding absolutely nothing she liked motivated her to enroll — Continue reading

Chuun chair by Christian Vivanco

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Chuun chair by Christian Vivanco

“A tree transformed into furniture or furniture morphing into a tree?” Mexican designer Christian Vivanco designed this chair/coat rack after meticulous contemplation of the interactions we have with the objects that live with us. He observed his own routine upon arriving home and realized chairs are often used to serve — Continue reading

Colorful Mexican Designer Claudia Cornew

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Colorful Mexican Designer Claudia Cornew

Claudia Cornew’s exploration with natural fibers over the last 5 years have rendered these very unique and organic handbags. They are 100% handmade in collaboration with a group of women from the Mexican countryside. I first met Claudia in 2008, her bags gleamed amidst an array of booths and a — Continue reading

Jacal Design’s Colorful Woven Baskets & Lights

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Jacal Design’s Colorful Woven Baskets & Lights

Jacal transforms overlooked and mundane household items into reinvigorated objects for daily use. Decorative and functional, the collection includes birdcage luminaires, grilling grid magazine holders, dish rack serving trays, incense burner ash trays, and shower caddy spice racks, to name a few. Pictured below is a typical Central American portable — Continue reading