Independent Mexican design at third Bazaar of Art and Design
By Jade Arroyo
Let design be a part of your life by acquiring the work of young, independent Mexican designers at the third Bazaar of Art and Alternative Design, returning to San Miguel March 22 and 23.Bazaar of Art and Alternative Design Sat & Sun, Mar 22 & 23, 10am–6pm Ancha de San Antonio 28 Free entrance
In Mexico you can find creativity everywhere, and the talented artisans who offer their creations at the bazaar all offer original, fresh and functional pieces. This time more than half of the participants are from outside San Miguel, so you will find unique pieces by artists showing their work for the first time in the city, original creations you will not find anywhere else. The bazaar will feature over 40 designers of fashion, jewelry, accessories, decorative pieces, art, gourmet foods and organic wellness products among others. This is just a partial list of the items that will be for sale at the bazaar: ecologically responsible designs, such as those created by Ficus, which makes bags and wallets using recycled plant material, sneakers with pop art illustrations, indigenous textiles used in elegant decorative items created by Huipil artisans, signature jewelry by Valeria Mejia Creations and Artifice or Robert Buchanan, original photographs, designs for children, handmade neckties by Be My Twin, fashion by Macorina and Lavanda, embroidery by Añil Textil, and amazingly illustrated T-shirts, books and accessories by Corunda design studio. This bazaar will also feature a gourmet and organic area with a café that will serve organic coffee and gluten-free foods made from chia, whole-wheat cookies and blueberry wine from Dulce Armonía and beauty and health products by Basati and Bioherban.
Don’t miss the opportunity to incorporate art into your daily life with affordable and high-quality pieces of design, and support the talented designers working in Mexico. Look for the mojigangas out front beckoning shoppers to browse, enjoy and buy. To learn more about the bazaar and its designers, visit the Facebook page Bazar de Arte y Diseño Alternativo de San Miguel.