Annenberg Space for Photography

Cuba Is; An Exhibition

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Architectural Digest

Life in Cuba Like You've Never Seen it Before

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BBC - Culture

Inside the Most Distinctive Homes of Havana

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Caribbean Today

A Review: Havana Living Today

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Made in Cuba: The New Design Entrepreneurs of Havana

Video Directed and Produced by Hermes Mallea

Currently on display at the Annenberg Space for Photography

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Architects and Artisans

A Review: Havana Living Today

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Recent Press & Features

Events

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Miami Book Fair

November 18, 2017


A Panel Discussion

11:30 AM

Building 7, 1st Floor

Room 7128


Hermes Mallea on Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now and Tom Miller on Cuba, Hot and Cold

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NY Public Library
& Newell Turner

November 20, 2017

Join Hermes Mallea and Hearst Design Group Editorial Director, Newell Turner, for a conversation:


Made in Cuba: An Emerging Design Industry


Monday, November 20, 2017

6:30 – 8:30 PM Reception and book signing

7:00 PM Program

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America's Society, A Book Talk

December 7, 2017

Held at its beautiful building on Park Avenue – the former Percy R. Pyne House designed by McKim, Mead & White - the Americas Society is an organization dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue in the Americas, and seeks to foster an understanding of the contemporary issues and diverse heritage of Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada.

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A Trip to Cuba Guided by Hermes Mallea

January 20-26, 2017

Mr. Mallea will be accompanying a Soane Travels group to Cuba to provide a special look at architecture and the arts, including a day trip to West Soroa and Vinales. 

For more information, please visit the Soane Foundation website. 

If you would like more information on an event,  please contact RSVP@mgrouponline.com.

About the Book


Far from the cliché images of dilapidated palazzos and 1950s-era cars, Havana Living Today presents a vibrant, creative, and forward-looking city through the lens of an eclectic collection of domestic interiors. Recent changes in Cuba—such as the easing of restrictions on travel and commercial real estate enterprises—have led to a flurry of world-class renovations, giving rise to a palpable hopefulness in the Cuban capital and innovative interiors for a tropical lifestyle.


Havana Living Today is an insider’s view of the styles present in this revitalizing city, taking the reader into the elegant, eccentric, sophisticated, and classical melange of the city’s finest and most fascinating interiors. 


This is the first book of its kind to counter long-held preconceptions about how people live in Havana, presenting a vision of the city that international visitors have rarely seen until now, offering fresh inspiration to design aficionados and homeowners in warm climes.

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About the Author


Hermes Mallea is an architect and a partner in M(Group), a design firm based in New York. He studied at the University of Miami’s School of Architecture and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Historic Preservation and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. He is the author of Great Houses of Havana and Escape: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour.

Hermes has been documenting Cuban historic architecture and lifestyle for the past ten years. Through architectural tours and presentations, in addition to his writing, he aims to introduce a new audience to the sophisticated architecture and design of 20th Century Havana – while emphasizing his personal interest in making the Cuban family’s home life come alive.

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Havana Living
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CUBAN HOME STYLE NOW