Adriana Torres, artist, illustrator, and founder of Miga de Pan has studied architecture and graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires. Her collection was distinguished with the Seal of Good Design, an official distinction awarded by the Ministry of Industry to the national industry products that stands for innovation, for its commitment to local production, by its position in the market and its quality design.
Her label was selected by Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be part of the pavillions at 100% Design London, Maison & Object Paris, and Pitti Bimbo in Italy representing Argentine design. In 2012, after signing a franchise agreement with the renowned italian company Seletti and also being on the cover of the asian magazine of achitecture and decor „Modern decoration Home“ her line expanded into Europe and Asia, with a wholesale distributor in South Korea and a French agency that represents her brand in Europe.
In 2013, she received the first prize in the national contest of artisans organized by the “National Fund for the Arts”, which is part of the Cultural National Secretary of Argentina in the category „Contemporary Textil Doll Making“.
Adriana has taught several embroidery workshops not only in Argentina but all over Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Málaga, Bilbao, La Coruña, Sevilla and Palma de Mallorca), Paris, Berlin, London, Ciudad de México and The United States: in Boulder (Colorado) and Philadelphia (at Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters HQ).
Her work was published by Thames and Hudson in “The New Artisans”, by DPI magazine from Taiwan and in Super Handmade in China, amongst others.
She is currently participating with her embroidery artworks on several collective art exhibitions in Buenos Aires, Paris and Leipzig.
Also see: Workshops by Adriana Torres at Anna & Juan.