In this Financial Times feature Colombian-born, Miami- and Bali-based artist Catalina Echavarria likens herself to “an orchestra conductor who creates harmonious vibrations.” Utilizing positive energy and her own artisanal background, Echavarria fuses tropical weaving techniques with natural materials to create a modern aesthetic.

With her son and former film producer, Alejandro Landes, Echavarria helped develop Casa Bahia, a modern, waterfront home perched on a private peninsula in Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood. Read more about the vibrations behind Casa Bahia’s interiors here: