WOW Magazine

On a 2003 visit, a Mexican designer friend tipped me to WOW magazine. I scoured Mexico City stores to find it and bought out inventories when I did. As far as I know it's the only Mexican publication to cover topics like design, art, film, music, politics, culture, and ecology in a glossy magazine format with bold, chaotic graphic layouts. According to Ana Mallett, a …

Naco

Naco is a fashion gawker's story come true. An Argentine friend pointed out their "boludo" (slang for fool) t-shirt to me while we were in Barcelona. Six months later in Mexico City's Lagunillas market I bought her one and picked up "I heart DF" for myself. (DF stands for Distrito Federal, local terminology for the capital city.) The Mexican company's witty pop designs are available …