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Amano No. 9 October - December, 2018

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CONTEMPORARY CUBAN ARCHITECTURE Just a few months ago, cuban architects Ana Lourdes Barrera, Rubén Antonio Pérez and Royers Leno Medina participated in a competition sponsored by Abouthaus. An online platform that provides training and technical support to people who are building their own homes, assisting them in finding a quality design. The project submitted by …

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The interior design is complemented by selected works of art by contemporary Cuban artists—mostly horizontal canvases that contribute to contextualizing and beautifying This cosmopolitan city, temporarily detained, removed half a century from the globalized world, assumes an almost archaeological cultural role, whose domestic architecture and habitat entail a rich treasure: The Pompeii of the Caribbean …

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His colors, textures, and shapes are truly fabulous. His clothing reminds me of past collections by great european designers such as Libertine, Versace, and Dolce & Gabbana Michel D’Zuarez is one of the most interesting and modern designers working in Cuba today. He is self-taught and never attended design school. Michel graduated from school as …

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ART AND FASHION a spectacular provocation

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ARCHITECTURE

CIENFUEGOS THE CUBAN PEARL

HISTORY

HAVANA SOLAR / EL IMPREDECIBLE SOLAR HABANERO

FASHION

La diseñadora peruana María Laura Sandoval, después de su presentación en el evento Arte y Moda, aprovechó su visita a Cuba, y visitó la Isla Josefa, ubicada dentro del Parque Metropolitano de La Habana. Hasta allí trasladó la colección Strange the Paradise, que vistieron los dos modelos cubanos, Daniela Diago y Adrián Montalván, para una …

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EMERGING

blown glass. vidrio soplado

Since 1967, Cuba’s sole state-run blown glass factory has focused mainly on producing center pieces and vases. Although developing the glass industry has always been an aspiration, the trade’s technological complexity has prevented its creation. It is a very exhausting job that requires “almost more dedication than it does technology An apparent calm prevails during …

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SPACE

The restoration carried out in 1994 of the current Los Oficios Gallery – studio-gallery of renowned artist Nelson Domínguez –  represents a tribute to Cuban colonial building traditions. Located in the vicinity of Plaza de San Francisco de Asís, this 18th-century building was part of the first growth of the city around its system of squares, …

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RENOVATION

cuban style

A bohemian place where furniture, lamps and decorative elements identify the person who conceived it and which have accompanied her for much of her life—this is CuCuLand.   The cave paintings on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and in famous European caves show man’s need to personalize their habitat and tell their story. Now, in …

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La Habana a todo color

Hostal Alameda

Restaurante Giroud

Veranes Lenzano UN PROYECTO AMANO

Los mejores pósters de cine en 2017

CORIAN A MATERIAL FOR EVERYTHING?

¿Cómo será el diseño de logotipos en 2018?

¿Nuevas tendencias de diseño gráfico en 2018?

Los diseños más innovadores de 2017

¿Cómo ser tu propio decorador de interiores?

La época de oro del cartel cubano

Tendencias de diseño de muebles en 2017

Para diseñar sobran motivos (II)

Un Hollywod cubano en California

UN KATAURO DE LUMINARIAS CUBANAS

INTERVIEW

Pepe Menéndez cuban designer

I would say that, as far as I am able to predict, in the field in which I work, the publishing world is in good health If we were to examine many of the numerous Cuban posters, as well as the copyright pages of the countless titles put out by the Latin American and Caribbean …

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ART & CRAFT

restauration school

The commitment and sensitivity of restorers recover, multiplied, the wealth of Cuban cultural heritage   If you were to ask yourself, as you walk the streets of Old Havana’s Historical Center, what magic takes place to be able to exhibit a living colonial architecture in the 21st century, surely you would credit a thousand reasons …

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PROJECTS

La apertura de numerosas zonas WIFI en Cuba desde mediados de 2013 ha impuesto nuevas prácticas sociales en un país donde incluso los indicadores de conectividad son bajos. El nuevo servicio y su potencial ha atraído gran interés para el público; sin embargo los espacios urbanos no están preparados para este nuevo fenómeno. La incomodidad, el tiempo, …

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TECHNICAL DETAILS

Algunos medios y especialistas anunciaban en 2012 que el diseño y la impresión 3D impulsarían una tercera o cuarta nueva revolución industrial. La posibilidad de fabricar objetos personalizados como lentes, zapatos, prótesis médicas y hasta automóviles a través de impresoras 3D, constituiría otra de las revoluciones industriales que tuvieron su génesis en la segunda mitad …

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