Mexican interior design - Bookshelf
It is a classic, timeless style that remains in constant demand. All who enjoy looking at beautiful interiors and want new ideas for their own home will find this book irresistible.
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There is charm and character in a Mexican home like no other architectural style. It is a classic, timeless style that remains in constant demand. All who enjoy looking at beautiful interiors and want new ideas for their own home will find this book irresistible. Over 280 color photographs of some of the most beautiful new, old, and remodeled Mexican-style homes are compiled here. Color is everywhere -- vibrantly painted walls offer a rainbow of hues, hand painted talavera tiles cover every available surface, and traditional Mexican folk arts adorn walls and furnishings.Twelve chapters illustrate beautiful entryways, living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, ceilings and floors, stairways, niches, fireplaces, lighting, and arts. Having specific rooms and architectural details divided into separate chapetrs is a format sure to please decorators, designers, architects, builders, and homeowners looking for new and exciting ideas.
Hacienda Style invites you into Mexico's artful, hacienda havens resplendent with private collections of colonial and contemporary art, antiques and found relics.
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Invite the rich colors, natural textures, and romantic beauty of Mexico into your home. With a vast architectural legacy spanning four centuries, Mexican haciendas express a rugged romantic beauty and compelling sense of history. Today, the hacienda's graceful arcaded silhouette, grand-scale proportions, carved-stone ornament, rich colors and natural textures have become an ever-increasing influence for architects and designers worldwide.Hacienda Style invites you into Mexico's artful, hacienda havens resplendent with private collections of colonial and contemporary art, antiques and found relics. Witynski and Carr's antiques and accents have appeared in national magazines, television programs and feature films, including Architectural Digest, Western Interiors, HGTV's Takeover My Makeover, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and The Alamo.Other books by the same authors: Mexican Country Style, The New Hacienda, Casa Adobe, Adobe Details, Casa Yucatan, and Mexican Details.
In Mexican Details designers Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr travel throughout Mexico and the Southwest in celebration of the character-rich details of Mexican furniture, architectural elements and handcrafted accents, such as intricately ...
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In "Mexican Details", designers Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr travelhroughout Mexico and the Southwest in celebration of the character-richetails of Mexican furniture, architectural elements, and handcrafted accentshat resonate with beauty and originality. From chip carved benches andand-hewn tortilla tables to painted trunks and carved-stone mouldings theoulful nature of Mexican design abounds. Decorative accents includentricately woven textiles, glazed ceramics, wooden masks, and folk artbjects that bear evidence of the hands that crafted them. Carr and Witynskilso look at creative reuse, revealing in vibrant detail how mesquite doorsan be newly fashioned into headboards, iron window grilles are converted tooffee tables, and stone water filters blossom as flower planters.;Theections included are: Colour and Texture - examines Mexico's long historyith vibrant colours and rich textures; Cocinas - how Mexican tiles andulinary antiques bring a kitchen to life; Outdoor Living - open-air spacesnspired by breezy portals, cobbled courtyards, and carved-stone fountains;