The Colors of Mexico
Diverse interiors from Costa Careyes to the Yucatán Peninsula
South of the border, rich colors and woven textiles form a unique design aesthetic, crafted by the union of indigenous Aztec and Mayan cultures and Spanish colonial influences. Bold pigments and vivid patterns come together in simple and rustic spaces, resulting in a way of living that is both invigorating and homely; an authentic Mexican style.
The dynamic writer and photographer duo Barbara and René Stoeltie have struck gold again—this time with a truly breathtaking look at Mexico’s most remarkable abodes. Traveling far and wide, from Costa Careyes to the Yucatán Peninsula, this photographic journey will surprise, delight, and inspire you.
From the home of Constructivist architect Luis Barragán, a restored 16th-century hacienda, to a traditional Mayan thatched-roof dwelling, the contrast of styles within the pages of this book are testament to the country’s vibrantly diverse palette of textures and hues. With many new images, some never published before, prepare to be transported to the heart of lush and eclectic Mexico.
“…luscious pictures that burst with beautiful colours and exotic features.”— Aspire Magazine, London
Barbara & René Stoeltie both began their careers as artists and gallery owners. With René as photographer and Barbara as writer, they have been collaborating on interior design articles since 1984, contributing to such inﬂuential magazines as Vogue, The World of Interiors, AD, Elle, House and Garden, Country Living and House Beautiful.
Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN from 1987 to 2010, she has published numerous titles on art, architecture, photography, design, travel, and lifestyle.
About the series:
Bibliotheca Universalis — Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!
Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.
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|Author||Barbara Stoeltie, René Stoeltie, Angelika Taschen|
|Dimensions||cm 14,0 x 19,5|
|Language/s||Italian, Spanish, Portuguese|
|Living in Mexico||la Repubblica Casa & Design||www||29-06-2018|