The Latin American Cookbook

Traversing cuisine from Mexico’s tropical coasts to Nicaragua, Suriname, Honduras and beyond, this far-reaching cookbook boasts over 600 vibrant recipes. Curated by globally celebrated chef Virgilio Martínez, the pages within capture the varieties of Latin American food with in-depth journeys into each region’s food culture. As the most comprehensive book of its kind, this incredible collection highlights iconic dishes (such as empanadas, tacos and arepas) …

Handcrafted Jaguar-undi Bags

Vibrant textiles sourced from across Latin and South America beautifully unite through a common thread

At this year’s Pitch Night, we got hands-on with the bags of Jaguar-undi—a family-run start-up that sources traditional textiles from various regions across the Americas (Latin and South) and stitches them together into unique handcrafted bags. Their aim isn’t just to create quality accessories, they also want to demonstrate how symbolically beautiful it can be when the disparate fabrics from multiple heritages unite. Federika Tovar, …

New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America

Over 75 artists unite for a first-of-its-kind group exhibition at MAD Museum

In a first-ever comprehensive look stateside, NYC’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is getting ready to launch “New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America on 4 November 2014. The exhibition showcases the work of over 75 artists who have pushed the boundaries in their respective industries since 2000. The show follows on the heels of what weve been observing as …