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Amano No. 8 July - September, 2018

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trinity craft

Recently in late May, a group of experts from the World Crafts Council (WCC), a non-profit, non-governmental organization affiliated to UNESCO, met in Cuba to evaluate the nomination of the heritage city of Trinidad as World Crafts City in 2018. Mr. Alberto de Betolaza, President of WCC Latin America, praised the handicrafts work that is …

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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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art and fashion

The Cuban Arte y Moda project seeks to establish a dialogue between the different manifestations of art and design through experimentation and creating clothes using handcrafts and traditional or contemporary techniques. Spring at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. has been an opportunity to celebrate Cuba’s art and style through an extraordinary fashion show. Under the …

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AWARDS FOR TWO JEWELS OF THE CIENFUEGOS HERITAGE

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ARCHITECTURE

El Vedado: Excellence of Residential Architecture

HISTORY

HAVANA SOLAR / EL IMPREDECIBLE SOLAR HABANERO

FASHION

ROX 950, destacada marca en la orfebrería cubana, arriba a su quinto aniversario de la mano de su creadora: Rosana Vargas, aliada del buen gusto; amiga Amano y artista vital, de alma y vocación. De la inquietud y sensibilidad artística de Rosana nació ROX 950; lo que comenzó como una válvula de escape ante necesidades …

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EMERGING

A business model with a varied portfolio of products and services that include the restoration, production and installation of stained glass windows and other smaller-format creations Few people are aware that the old Santa Clara Convent in Old Havana was home to a project of young entrepreneurs who combine the centuries-old tradition of stained glass …

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SPACE

Artists, graphic designers and blacksmiths had a hand in the restoration The former Colegio de San Pablo, founded by the Cuban poet and patriot Rafael María de Mendive, became in September 2018 an elementary school that bears his name. Restored by the Office of the Historian of the City of Havana (OHCH), the building is …

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RENOVATION

ReDi (Restauración y Diseño) is a cooperation and training project based on a bilateral agreement between the Italian Ministry for Economic Development and the Office of the Historian of the city of Havana (OHcH, for its acronym in Spanish) approved by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX) of Cuba. The purpose of …

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POSTERS TO SUIT ALL TASTES

An aesthetic Explosion

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)

INTERVIEW

First of all, the Curator has to believe in what he does. He has to be honorable. He has to dedicate himself heart and soul to its prime material, which is the city and its Historic Center Irán Millán Cuétara grew up in a modest, happy family environment, moving from one place to another (23 …

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ART & CRAFT

Transferring those images to paper has been one of the most beautiful experiences I’ve had in many years of traveling around the world I arrived in Cuba at a difficult time for its capital, which had just been hit by a tornado, a situation that seemed to take some color away from the trip I …

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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

The patent only mentioned printing with a “light curable liquid,” but after founding the company 3D Systems, Hull realized that this technique could be applied to other materials. This led to changing the definition to “any material capable of solidification or capable of altering its physical state,” thus creating the basis for what we now …

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