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Diario in Mexico City: An Industrial Designer Reimagines South of the Border Craft

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Diario in Mexico City: An Industrial Designer Reimagines South of the Border Craft

March 15, 2017

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.

Photography courtesy of Diario.

these gradient tequila cups (\$30 for a set of four) have a black confetti pa 9
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.
made by a pair of brothers using foot pedal looms in oaxaca, mexico, the grad 10
Above: Made by a pair of brothers using foot-pedal looms in Oaxaca, Mexico, the Gradient Blue Tablecloth is $109.
diario commissioned half and half placemats from the same weavers; they&#8 11
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.
napkin rings made by a third generation silversmith in the city of taxco &# 12
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.
made in the style of a pre hispanic comal griddle, this flat service plateis co 13
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.
this pine trivet is made in chiapas, mexico, of hand rolled pine leaves tied w 14
Above: This Pine Trivet is made in Chiapas, Mexico, of hand-rolled pine leaves tied with colorful cotton string; $13 each.
la purísima has been making hand dipped candles in downtown mexico city since  15
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.)
this everyday tote bag is woven out of palm leaves in a women&#8\2\17;s cra 16
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.

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