A new side of This is Latin America, in which we will tell the stories of the pieces, the hands and the faces of those who keep the tradition of making handcrafted pieces alive, with their hands, through the earth, fire, minerals, that honor their ancestors and that today are mixed with the most avant-garde trends of design, to create unique pieces.

TILA Magazine We will transport you to the most fantastic corners of Latin America, you will know its people, its customs, its colors, its gastronomy and everything that makes this area of the world unique.

TILA Magazine also means today a connection point between millions of Latin Americans who live outside their countries of origin and will be a meeting point for all those who do not know these lands.

KEEPING THE LEGACY ALIVE

Oaxaca is one of the states with the most diverse artisanal techniques in Mexico. Out of the 5,244 registered artisans with the Instituto Oaxaqueño de las Artesanías, 75% are women.

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SUMAK KAWSAY

The 'pueblos' from Latin America have many lessons for us, coming from their ancestral worldview. In those lessons, the concept of "buen vivir" or good living is a motto for many indigenous cultures from the Americas.

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3 PROJECTS TO THE RESCUE OF ARTISANS

Ensamble Artesano and it is a collaborative platform made up of 36 allied organizations that seek to promote artisanal creation, but above all to reinforce the source of income for communities of Mexican artisans.

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THE MARKETS OF LATIN AMERICA

They are thousands of sounds that make up perfect melodies to tell the history of the metropolis. They are the popular markets that for centuries have been pumping the blood that keeps Latin American cities alive.

The amazing alebrijes

These amazing figures were born through a dream that their creator Pedro Linares had in 1936 and with the passage of time they began to become popular in various states of Mexico.

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