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About luis caicedo design

Luis Caicedo is a Colombian self-taught designer based in New York City who designs home accessories and specializes in small spaces. Luis Caicedo’s accessories are designed in Hell’s Kitchen, produced in Colombia and combine humor and modern lines with traditional craftsmanship.

Kohsamui…..color me pink….or blue….or green….or….

By the Caribbean everything is very intense. The sounds, nature, the sea, the food and of course the colors. People are not afraid of color, barely follow “color charts” or think too much about it….and that is awesome! At Kohsamui, … Continue reading

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kohsamui :: let it be lights!

One of my favorite things to do is making lamps. You can make a lamp pretty much out of anything if you know basic wiring and and have some common sense. For Kohsamui Cartagena, all the custom fixtures were made … Continue reading

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Design on a Dime 2011. The Metropolitan Pavilion. NYC. May 5.

For the 3rd consecutive year Luis Caicedo is proud to participate in Design on a Dime, benefiting housing Works. This year’s vignette was about reading and recycling. The green walls color was chosen to create a vibrant background. Modern custom … Continue reading

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the hotel :: Kohsamui

The building is completely hand-made and is constructed(with few needed exceptions) of natural materials found in the region and using local work force. Few elements were store bought and made of materials that resist the saltiness from the ocean. The … Continue reading

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kohsamui cartagena

When I used to live in Colombia we rarely visited Cartagena the Indias, but lately  I have been working in this little gem of a hotel in a fisherman’s town nearby,  reason why I find myself often in this part … Continue reading

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Going “entre las tiendas” to Ulaan Bataar…….

One of the expressions I love the most in “Colombian” – entre las tiendas – meaning taking the long route somewhere, applies perfectly to this trip on my way to Ulaan Bataar. Impossible to rent a bike this time around, … Continue reading

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Biking in Beijing.

On my way to China and Mongolia for 3 weeks.

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