DFC Design: Sexy Robot Super-Universe

DFC is a Mexico City based product design studio comprised of Tony Moxham and Mauricio Paniagua. The pair relocated to Mexico after an extensive tenure in New York (Tony working in art direction and journalism, Maurice in painting) with the intention of opening a boutique hotel or bar. Traveling the countryside, they quickly discovered a wealth of regional artisans and soon shifted their focus to …

Santa Muerte Summer 2007: Renegados

While often accredited to '80s punk nostalgia, the lingering obsession with skulls in fashion also owes a debt to Mexico's Dia de los Muertos traditions. It's that Mexican heritage that fuels Santa Muerte's latest line of tees and jackets. Their summer 2007 collection is called Renegados, and features motifs like snakes, Frida Kahlo, religious icons, Aztec headdresses and Zapatistas. The designs stay coherent with symmetry …

Salvor Kiosk: Mexico

Salvor Kiosk, a New York-based concept store, always keeps things interesting with their rotating selection of goods sourced from foreign lands. Their past collections of objects from Sweden and Japan are delightful, straightforward objects, functioning as antidotes to over-design. The latest crop from Mexico includes a variety of inexpensive functional objects, like this notebook, set of erasers and box of rubber-bands, which all bear Salvor's …