JacalJacal is a project that integrates several disciplines in order to design and produce useful items for everyday life, especially for the home.
Originated in Mexico City and completely urban character, rene Jacal materials, techniques and crafts in the commerce of this city, which are assembled as a ready mades multiple and unique.
Found objects belong to everyday life and collective memory of Mexico. The popular and urban character of the material gives an appearance designed to pop objects, which are: environmental lighting, cushions, curtains, rugs, furniture, accessories for the living room, dining room, bathroom, kitchen, bedroom.
Markets from Mexico City Downtown are the space from which the ideas and materials. Jacal operates a collective way of working that involves various traditional jobs: housewives, carpenters, painters, electricians, upholsterers, seamstresses, and weavers.
In 2010 participated in the exhibition Rethinking Tradition: Contemporary Design in Mexico, curated by Ana Elena Mallet for the Cultural Institute of Mexico in Washington DC.
Also during this year made a specific project for the bookstore showcase of the University Museum of Contemporary Art, UNAM.Participates with Project Fusion, bazaar art and design since 2009.