Guatemalan Style Backpack

Guatemalan Style Backpack

Guatemala has some of the best textiles you can find in the world. If you come to La Antigua Guatemala, you can find this wonderful textiles everywhere, including ambulant textiles sellers on the streets. If you take a close-up look at the Guatemalan textiles, you will be amazed at the intricate weaving patterns. Some people actually travel to Guatemala to learn the tricks of the Guatemalan weavers; can you believe that?

Guatemalan textiles are world-famous. As a graphic designer, I have been intrigued for a long while now about the fact that the indigenous people of Guatemala use so many different colors, patterns and textures in their textiles and yet the entire pieces are always in harmony. How do they do it?

Anyhow, here is yet another example of the colorful things that can made from the Guatemala textiles. What’s the Spanish word for backpack?

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  • Andi

    Mochila o morral, no?
    Me encantan las telas de Guate, justo ahora tengo un mantelito debajo de mi laptop.

  • emromesco

    Colourful textiles. A mi siempre me chulean mi monedero y una mi bolsita que siempre ando. (Do you like my Guatemalan vos?)