Highlights from the Design Fest’s first Parque La Libertad edition
Artists
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Artists
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Highlights from the Design Fest’s first Parque La Libertad edition

Elizabeth Lang - July 6, 2016

The massive International Design Festival (FID) has been taking place in San José since 2009 to showcase Costa Rica as a creative hub. However, the FID’s organizers, Alfredo…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer

Amanda Zúñiga - May 8, 2016

Read more Weekend Arts Spotlight interviews here. Michelle López, 27, is on a mission to defy the molds imposed by society, one bag at a time. With…

International Design Festival: How to organize a massive, successful event in Costa Rica
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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International Design Festival: How to organize a massive, successful event in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - February 14, 2016

Organizing an event, of any sort, can be a tedious process. In 2009, designers Alfredo Enciso and Paco Cervilla began organizing a massive design festival that would make Costa Rica…

International Design Festival announces 9 of its featured guests for 2016
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Uncategorized
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International Design Festival announces 9 of its featured guests for 2016

Elizabeth Lang - December 16, 2015

The creators of the International Design Festival’s (FID), Alfredo Enciso and Paco Cervilla, have announced nine of the designers participating in the 2016’s FID edition. This sixth edition…

Popular brand PuercoSpin opens its own store in San Pedro
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Popular brand PuercoSpin opens its own store in San Pedro

Elizabeth Lang - November 30, 2015

The Costa Rican designer Federico Martínez and Chilean designer Pablo Ruiz took their brand PuercoSpin to a new level last week when they inaugurated their own store in San…

San José, the epicenter of international design? That’s one festival’s vision
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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San José, the epicenter of international design? That’s one festival’s vision

Amanda Zúñiga and Elizabeth Lang - March 17, 2015

A blast of creativity, innovation, and inspiration filled San José last week, turning the city into an international design capital for a few days. The fifth edition…

Design deluxe: popular festival returns to San José
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Design deluxe: popular festival returns to San José

Amanda Zúñiga - March 11, 2015

Filled with colorful personalities, parties, projects, contests, and the participation of Paseo Gastronómico La Luz and Art City Tour, the fifth edition of the International Design Festival,…

Fashion Week flaunts swimwear in Guanacaste
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Fashion Week flaunts swimwear in Guanacaste

Robert Isenberg - December 30, 2014

Fashion Week hit Guanacaste last Sunday at Hotel Hacienda Pinilla, and everything about it seemed new: a new location (Pinilla, a luxury golf resort), publicity by a…

Costa Rican designers and brands on display in temporary ‘pop-up shop’ this weekend
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rican designers and brands on display in temporary ‘pop-up shop’ this weekend

Matt Levin - August 8, 2014

Many of Costa Rica's young and up-and-coming designers will be showcasing and selling their latest work in downtown San José this weekend. But hesitate -- and you…

International Design Festival showcases creative professionals in San José
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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International Design Festival showcases creative professionals in San José

Robert Isenberg - March 13, 2014

Meet Speto. He's an urban artist from Brazil, who draws his inspiration from hip-hop music and paints bombastic murals across São Paolo walls. He's also one of…