Hanging your art

Hanging your art

What does framed artwork mean to you? Is it an extension of yourself? Does it beautifies its surroundings? Is it a whilm? These questions are endless, however there’s one that always lingers on the back of our heads: where am I gonna hang this? There is no wrong...

How to choose a mat board

Once you wake up and face the mirror, ready to start the day, one of our first decisions is: what am I wearing? So many options: tees, shirts, jackets, jeans, pants, shorts, socks, shoes, colors, patterns… The list goes on and on. It is a calculated process balancing...
About authenticity

About authenticity

Early Roman Christian art was made during the 3rd century to preach selected Bible passages to those who couldn’t read. Enormous murals and stained glasses were put in churches portraying the life of Christ. The treachery of images, one of Magritte’s most famous...

Cleaning glass

How do you clean a glass display? Most of us apply the cleaning spray to the glass and carefully wipe over it with a flannel. Any dirt, dust, and/or scratch provoked by the environment is a thing of the past. We feel satisfied because of the following reasons: The...

Rethinking frames

Discovering new possibilities… Interior of Lavinia’s Framing. When we think about framing, maybe the first thing that comes to mind is having artwork or a photograph inside a frame. Pieces made on paper: flat, bidimensional. How much art, memories,...
Lavinia Ruiz / A story to deserve to be told

Lavinia Ruiz / A story to deserve to be told

As a business consultant, I have the opportunity to collaborate with various entrepreneur projects in one of the most prestigious educational institutions in the country. Even though multiple projects pass through my hands, I must admit that I am not aware of the fine...

Lavnia Ruiz: A story worth telling

Lavinia Ruiz Me as business consultant have the opportunity to collaborate with various entrepreneur projects in one of the most prestigious educational institutions in the country. Even though multiple projects pass through my hands, I must admit that I am not aware...
“Popotillo”, an art that remains

“Popotillo”, an art that remains

“Popotillo” is an old prehispanic technique used to make art. It consists of creating colorful images by using the natural fibers of “mijo” over any design. This fibers go through different coloring processes, and are glued to a base using beeswax or Campeche wax. The...
How to frame powdery artworks

How to frame powdery artworks

Artwork done with any powdery medium such as charcoal, pastel or chalk are valued for their luminosity and velvety quality. Charcoal was used in cave paintings, but it was mixed with animal fat to form a paste which has lasted to this day. Pastels have been used for...

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