After almost 14 years of leading the industry in marketing strategy, branding, and fostering collaborations with the biggest names in the tobacco industry, Manny Iriarte has officially opened his creative studio in Miami, FL titled Manny Iriarte Enterprises.
He even makes cigars smile. Manny Iriarte, Cuban by birth, is not only shooting artistically highly valuable photos, he is actually staging his photos in a manner which catapults the viewer into the middle of the event.
Manny Iriarte is perhaps the most sought-after artist in the cigar industry. His passion runs deep, his designs are meticulous, and his concepts are brilliant. Together with the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Hublot, he designed the Classic Fusion 45 mm Fuente 20th Anniversary Special Edition.
Hublot asked the cigar industry’s most sought artist to design the Classic Fusion 45mm Fuente 20th Anniversary Special Edition.
Four decades ago, in 1978, the Fuente factory in Nicaragua was burned down during the revolution. On January 26, 2018, Carlos Fuente Jr announced to build a new cigar factory in Estelí.
To celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary, Carlito Fuente worked with Manny Iriate to create artwork depicting the history of the family.