Mexico City designers forging path beyond modernism

ArchPaper – A rising cadre of young designers is making its mark on Mexico City. In a metropolitan area so vast and so densely packed, handcrafted and informal solutions are never out of reach. It’s within this tense, sweet spot that Mexico City designers truly excel: By combining high-design references with homespun folk art, designers are able to create works that are contemporary, but also contextual and artisanal, and that speak to the contested and refined realities of their home city.

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