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

Elizabeth Lang - March 12, 2017

Merging creativity and marketing skills has been a constant since childhood in Daniela Sasso’s life. Sasso, 29, is a self-taught Costa Rican fashion designer and business manager…

How the International Design Festival boosts San Jose’s economy
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How the International Design Festival boosts San Jose’s economy

Elizabeth Lang - March 4, 2017

For seven consecutive years, designers Paco Cervilla and Alfredo Enciso along with the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC), have been organizing the International Design Festival…

5 questions for Costa Rican tattoo artist Froy Vargas
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for Costa Rican tattoo artist Froy Vargas

Amanda Zúñiga - January 8, 2017

At the young age of 21, Froyland Vargas, better known as Froy, is already well known in the tattoo world because of his dot work, in which…

2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests
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2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests

Elizabeth Lang - January 4, 2017

A new year is upon us, and a new International Design Festival (FID), with tickets on sale now. Late last year, FID creators Alfredo Enciso and Paco…

5 questions for a Costa Rican designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican designer

Elizabeth Lang - January 1, 2017

It’s a lovely, warm morning at Casa 1330 in downtown San José. With the delicious smell of coffee in the air, the Costa Rican designer Jimena Delgado…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan

Amanda Zúñiga - December 26, 2016

Francisco Cascante, better known by his friends as "Paco," is an artist in the whole sense of the word: he's a musician, actor and artisan, and also…

The 12 best Costa Rican-made holiday gifts from the Mercado Tropical
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The 12 best Costa Rican-made holiday gifts from the Mercado Tropical

Elizabeth Lang - December 9, 2016

The holiday season has arrived, and along with it, the Mercado Tropical, which will take place again this year at the urban market shopping center Combai in…

VIDEO: Jacó surfboard artist’s work dazzles above the lip
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VIDEO: Jacó surfboard artist’s work dazzles above the lip

Rebecca Males - August 10, 2016

Itai Hagage loves drawing cartoons, he loves surfing, and he loves drawing cartoons on surfboards. He has painted boards for Costa Rican surf stars Carlos "Cali" Muñoz…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer

Elizabeth Lang - July 24, 2016

When Andrea Baltodano sets out to capture the landscape of Costa Rica, she turns to lycra, macramé and crochet: she is a fashion designer who focuses on swimwear for…

VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy
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VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy

The Tico Times - July 18, 2016

First things first: Lola is not the name of the designer behind Holalola, which is quickly becoming one of Costa Rica’s most recognizable brands. Her name is…

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