At Zona Maco Diseño, Mexico’s art of collaboration gets experimental

Wallpaper Zona Maco 2019

Anyone thinking that the recent collaborative energy buzzing through Mexico City was simply window dressing for its designation as World Design Capital 2018 was proven wrong at Zona Maco (6-10 February). The ninth edition of Zona Maco Diseño (the 16-year-old art fair’s design chapter) was packed with collaborative projects on high voltage, cementing the value of skill and idea exchange that has been unifying the country’s artisan and design community.

‘A collaborative effort allows for interesting showcasing and more ambitious projects,’ comments Cecilia León de la Barra, director of Zona Maco Diseño. ‘We’ve worked hard to nurture these partnerships to become a platform where they are made visible.’ Keep reading