Founded in 2013 by industrial designer Moisés Hernández with the aim of reimagining everyday Mexican objects for a design-savvy audience, Diario is our new obsession. Check out the
Stories first—11 journal entries about makers and their crafts—before you navigate to its Shop. It’s a fitting hierarchy for the brand, while retaining devotion to age-old craft.
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Diario. Above: These Gradient Tequila Cups ($30 for a set of four) have a black confetti pattern and solid black rim on a white enamel base. Also available as a Tumblers and Coffee Cups, stay tuned for a more colorful version, coming soon. N.B. The enamel line is currently sold out but can be preordered. Above: Made by a pair of brothers using foot-pedal looms in Oaxaca, Mexico, the Gradient Blue Tablecloth is $109. Above: Diario commissioned Half and Half Placemats from the same weavers; they’re available in nine colors, including the red and white shown here; $16 each. Above: Napkin rings made by a third-generation silversmith in the city of Taxco “bring the language of jewelry to the table.” A single Napkin Ring O is $109. Above: Made in the style of a pre-Hispanic comal griddle, this Flat Service Plateis composed of red clay shaped with hands and primitive tools—corncobs for rolling the clay and stones for a final polish. A single plate is $40; Diario also offers a Water Glass and Bowls. N.B. The clay collection is currently sold out but can be preordered. Above: This Pine Trivet is made in Chiapas, Mexico, of hand-rolled pine leaves tied with colorful cotton string; $13 each. Above: La Purísima has been making hand-dipped candles in downtown Mexico City since 1907. A Bicolor Candle Set of two pink-red and two yellow-orange candles is $20. (They’re also available in Pink-Purple and Green-Blue.) Above: This everyday tote bag is woven out of palm leaves in a women’s craft cooperative in Guerrero, Mexico. The Palm Bag with Copper Handle is $92.