Dimensions: 35cm (H) x 45cm (W) x 45cm (D) / 13.8" (H) x 17.7" (W) x 17.7" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
Lago Collection Presented at the Tamayo Museum in late 2019, is their most recent collection, formed of pieces carved by hand in black marble by expert artisans two hours from Puebla.
It is a collection that represents the fluidity of the water, it is bold , expressive and feminine in its forms.
These piece was presented in London Design Festival 2019.
Inspired by their historical, natural and primitive roots, they highlight the beauty of the materials, designing unique objects and furniture with a primary aesthetic. The Ayres shapes are basic and unique, remembering prehistoric utensils.
They work the designs in several states in México, setting fair terms of trade with artisans and that can allow them offer objects 100% handmade with high quality materials and the most beautiful hand craft work.
Care: it should be cleaned with a wet rag and dried immediately, as a consequence of the natural finish without any chemical coating, it is normal for stains to appear on the marble with prolonged exposure to the sun.
Each piece is handmade so there could be a slight variation in size and color.
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Hometown: Mexico City
Based in: Mexico City
We are Joana Valdez, Industrial designer from Yucatán, México and Karim Molina, Textile designer from Caracas, Venezuela.
We design utility, simple objects and furniture with a primary aesthetic. Our basic shapes are unique, remembering prehistoric utensils.
Inspired by our historical, natural and primitive roots, we highlight the beauty of the materials, design and quality. We work with natural materials like Guayacán and Tzalam woods, lava rocks, marbles and natural leathers. Our processes are completely handmade allowing each object be a unique piece, love to always explore new techniques and materials.
We work our designs in several states in México, one in Yucatán, where we produce wood designs. We seek to establish fair terms of trade with artisans and that can allow us to offer objects 100% handmade with high quality materials and the most beautiful hand craft work.
Our philosophy is that all we deserve special objects that tell a story and a purpose within our spaces, that is why we personally seek the materials and the artisans we work with, these gives a sentimental and totally intimate side to each of our designs.
We design and create simple handmade objects with the finest materials and a great story behind, proposing a simple, natural and personal life.
Ayres’s work has been exhibited in Barcelona, New York, ZⓢONAMACO in Mexico City, Museo Tamayo , MUAC and London Design Festival, among others.
"Our pieces shows the perfection of the natural materials and the imperfection of handmade process. Like human beings each piece is unique and beautifully imperfect".
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