Fogo Island’s Artistic Reinvention

July 15th, 2013

Tech millionaire, Zita Cobb, is working to rejuvenate a previously struggling Canadian fishing community where she was born. Fogo Island is now home to a Shorefast, a foundation that provides a micro finance fund for local entrepreneurs and a research center devoted to sustainable fishing, as well as numerous arts studios and Fogo Island Inn, which opened in May. The foundation and hotel aim to immerse themselves fully in the island’s history, with furniture inspired from local style and workmanship by the island’s craftsmen.

Read more at The Financial Times