Browsing Category : Design & Tradition

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Kené art: Tradition and design from the jungle of Peru


Kené in the Shipibo language refers to the design system of the shipibo-konibo people (in plural it is called kenebo). These designs can be seen being used to cover the surface of the body, clothing and other material supports such as cloth, wood or ceramics. Among the materials they use to trace their designs are natural dyes, seeds, cotton, fabrics,…

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The Caravaggio lamp, design and inspiration by Cecilie Manz


Cecilie Manz is one of the contemporary Danish designers who inspire me the most. Because of the sensitivity with which she shapes and brings her ideas to reality, and for all that Scandinavian cultural baggage that is embodied in designs such as the Caravaggio lamp.She has collaborated with different brands such as Fritz Hansen, Bang & Olufsen or Duravit. In…

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Peruvian frazadas: traditional ethnic textiles for home


These traditional Peruvian textiles are known as Frazadas, which means blankets or bed covers. But these Frazadas are thick handwoven and heavy enough to be used as rugs. Frazadas are 100% sheep wool textiles woven by hand and hand-dyed in the rural villages of the Andes by Aymara women in Peru. They use old techniques inherit through generations and it…

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Jungalow: The Bohemian brand in decoration


If you like the bohemian style with its eclectic decorative elements, many plants, textures and more textures, then you should know Jungalow. It is, in addition to a bohemian design brand, a blog where you can find many decorative ideas, lots of color, patterns and above all good design. Justina Blakeney is the bohemian goddess when we talk about decoration…

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Convent of Santa Catalina and its color palette


At the south of Peru is located the city of Arequipa close to the Misti volcano. Here is the Convent of Santa Catalina or Monastery of Santa Catalina de Siena. Renowned for its architecture and urban landscape, and its characteristic narrow streets and small squares of colors of this small citadel formed by 4 lots, which since its foundation served…

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Visit Can Lis, one of Jørn Utzon´s masterpieces


“Architecture is the learned game; correct and magnificent of forms assembled in the light” – Le Corbusier Jørn Utzon is a internationally recognized Danish architect by one of his master pieces: the Opera of Sydney. He was a master in the management of natural lighting in architecture. And with his works he teaches us that light creates an effect, a…

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The Egg chair as the protagonist of these interiors


Surely you recognize The Egg ™ chair, and you’ve seen it in different design blogs, decoration magazines, design and art books, the house of a friend who loves good design and more, many more places. The Egg ™ chair is one of the recognized chairs and at the same time sculptural piece of the Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen.…

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