BoW Title: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
Institution: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
Designer: Bluecadet
Category: Museum Professional


Bluecadet collaborated with Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) to envision, strategically plan, and transform their primary online presence into a responsive site that evokes an online magazine, rich with editorial content. The brand-new now serves as the go-to destination for dialogue about Latin American art and ideas, while elegantly showcasing the organization’s extraordinary collections.

Bluecadet worked closely with the CPPC team to design a custom visual vocabulary that supported and enhanced their robust editorial assets. Then, we got to work building a bilingual interface and a dynamic online publishing platform. Beyond the visual redesign, the new website establishes a unique virtual network for discourse between authors and readers. The Editorial section offers engaging, timely articles by international contributors, with commentary and debate from various perspectives. The Publications section highlights CPPC’s wealth of in-depth writings, from exhibition catalogs to award-winning monographs. A Drupal backend, customized to make adding editorial easy and rewarding, was essential since CPPC posts new content daily.

The website remains grounded in CPPC’s renowned Collections: Modern Art, Contemporary Art, Colonial Art, Orinoco Collection, and Traveler Artists to Latin America. Using HTML 5, we provided a streamlined, gallery-style presentation that lets the artwork take center stage. Links to recent news allow the visitor to enrich their visual experience through curator insights, press articles, and special events.

Bluecadet previously created a website, app, and exhibit graphics for CPPC’s La Invención Concreta—an exhibition of Latin American geometric abstraction, presented at the renowned Reina Sofía museum in Madrid. It was an honor to help the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros launch an exciting new era of online engagement, inviting even more people to discover and discuss the immense contributions of Latin America to the world of art and culture.