Playlist of the Week – Cinco de Mayo

Week of May 4, 2020 Though the observance of Cinco de Mayo is widely recognized as Mexico’s Independence Day, that is a misconception as the real celebration of Mexican Independence occurs on September 16th. Instead, Cinco de Mayo is the annual commemoration of the famed Mexican Victory over French Forces from the Battle of Puebla,

Week of May 4, 2020 – Cinco de Mayo

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week In the age of globalization, the exodus of music, art, and other cultural foundations flow across borders with ease. A thriving example of this is seen through the annual celebration of Mexico’s triumph over French forces in the 19th century Battle of Puebla, more commonly known as Cinco

Celebrating Distinctions in Mexican History and Tile

Mexico is a country whose customs are rich in tradition, be it celebrating a day in history like Cinco de Mayo with an elaborate festival, or hand-crafting Saltillo tile almost the same way today as was done at its conception decades ago. Americans often mistake Cinco de Mayo for Mexico’s Independence Day. Because we can’t

Cinco de Mayo: 5 Ways to Use Mexican-Inspired Tile

The Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day – May is never short on it’s share of holidays and celebrations. Because the percentage of people interested in horse-themed tile is slim and it’s hard to give your mother a bouquet of tile, let’s instead honor Cinco de Mayo with 5 ways to