caravana americana returns after a successful first edition this october 14-16. the fair will present 70 of latin america’s best contemporary designers at expo reforma in mexico city. both established and emerging brands from the worlds of fashion and industrial design will showcase their latest works to the creative industry professionals and the media (friday 14 october), and to the public (saturday 15 and sunday 16 of october.)
(above) founded in 2012 by marisol centeno, bi yuu specializes in rugs with a strong social responsibility
(main) txt.ure, a brand that identifies lost fragments and narratives of mexican design history
this edition of caravana americana features exhibitors including alessandra petersen, escudo, andrea landa, hector esrawe, carla fernández, paul roco, bi yuu, ad hoc, cihuah, yakampot, caralarga, shelf, txt.ure, colectivo 1050, hecho y derecho, diego vides among others. a round table discussion featuring hector esrawe (industrial designer), david solis (architectural digest mexico), alessandra petersen (fashion designer) and karla martínez de salas (vogue) will take place on the evening of friday 15th with free entry.
caralarga is a brand composed of artisanal jewelry made in querétaro, méxico
founded earlier this year by lago—a mexican boutique owned by designers regina barrios and alessandro cerutti—this year’s caravana americana will see food and drink from the celebrated chef mónica patió. with a clear mission of promoting contemporary latin american design internationally, the fair aims to spread design and business knowledge among the latin american design community by way of trade fairs, workshops, and conferences.
shelf is ricardo casas’ design outlet for all the process and developments that take place in his studio
escudo is a brand that combines their passion for design with peru’s vast cultural wealth
paul roco is a mexican workshop dedicated to the design and manufacture of furniture with a specialty in woodwork
hecho y derecho is an online shop for furniture design
esrawe studio is a cross-disciplinary design office located in mexico city, whose aim is to develop furniture and interior design solutions for bars, restaurants, hotels, offices, houses and commercial spaces.