On Display 04: Mexico

On Display – The design magazine accompanying the ​​Design Display exhibition series
Authors: Friedrich von Borries, Moniek Driesse, Marcella Echavarria, Jens-Uwe Fischer, Prof. Dr. Alexander Gutzmer, Benjamin Kasten, Moritz Küng
Art Direction: onlab, Berlin
Photographers: Ramiro Chaves, Ana Hop, Inka & Niclas

Mexico: Preserving Traditions and Designing the Future. Mexico is a country of contrastsa modern industrial nation with a rich, diverse design culture. Design Display shares two projects that connect the past with the future.

Fashion designer Carla Fernández is translating traditional Mexican craftsmanship into contemporary high fashion. The architect and urban designer Fernando Romero is designing a binational future city. Both projects demonstrate how design is tackling social challenges and creating new perspectives.