Trine Ellitsgaard grew up in Denmark where she trained and worked as a weaver. She met her husband, the late artist Francisco Toledo in Paris nearly 35 years ago and moved to Oaxaca where she continues to live and work. Ellitsgaard has exhibited in museums throughout Mexico and Europe.
Jane approaches furniture design with the same creative alchemy she applies to interiors. Each piece is an imaginative mix of materials and motive combined with an echo of story and place.
Mike’s designs combine Sicilian Baroque, Mexican Art Deco and Japanese Mingei. Crafted in Michoacan and Guerrero he has used the same artisans for 20 years.
Gianni Vallino, a 'postindustrial’ craftsman, creates his one-of-a-kind designs from found and repurposed objects. At first read, Gianni's creations are cold and machine-like but the real genius of his work is the elegance and grace his pieces bring to any environment belying first impressions.
Dan is a woodsman turned artist. For his tables he chooses such woods as White Fir and Giant Juniper because of their gentle and dramatic lines.
Lika’s designs range from jewelry to lighting to furniture. Always daring and stylish, her works are imbued with a sense of history and unexpected twists.
Thierry, a French craftsman, resides in Mexico City where he creates his designs utilizing a diverse pool of materials: historical elements, antique woods, newly-created and repurposed components.
Patricia’s paintings are informed by the landscape, cityscapes and huge open skies of Central Mexico.