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Adobe Details

Adobe Details

by Karen Witynski, Joe P. Carr
     
 

In their fourth book, authors/designers Karen Witynski and Joe Carr forage through the American Southwest and mountains of Mexico in search of the furnishings, accents and architectural elements that reveal its time-honored beauty and character.

From rugged Arizona ranches and haciendas to contemporary Santa Fe homes, Adobe Details celebrates the natural

Overview

In their fourth book, authors/designers Karen Witynski and Joe Carr forage through the American Southwest and mountains of Mexico in search of the furnishings, accents and architectural elements that reveal its time-honored beauty and character.

From rugged Arizona ranches and haciendas to contemporary Santa Fe homes, Adobe Details celebrates the natural materials--earth, wood and stone--that proudly bear evidence of the human hand.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Numerous color photographs detail design elements in adobe homes in the American southwest. From adobe walls, fireplaces, and other structural elements to furniture, decorations, and tile floors found in adobe homes, the pictures illustrate attractive features of a traditional southwest style. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586850302
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
04/02/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Introduction

After the memorable experience of living within the sensual surrounds of a New Mexico adobe home in the early nineties, we began and exploration of adobe design and living that has spanned many years and regions, including the remote mountains of Mexico and the mesquite mesas of the American Southwest.

Meet the Author

Award-winning authors Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr have been at the forefront of the Mexican design movement for over twenty-five years as interior designers and antiques dealers. Their Mexican design book series includes six titles: Mexican Country Style, The New Hacienda, Casa Adobe, Adobe Details, Casa Yucatán, and Mexican Details.

Based in Austin, Texas, Carr and Witynski are the owners of Texture Antiques, an interior design firm and gallery specializing in hacienda style, Mexican colonial furniture, and architectural elements. Their design work has been featured in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, and dozens of other magazines and newspapers. Individually, Witynski photographs homes and gardens for national publications and Carr is a hacienda consultant and furniture designer.

Award-winning authors Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr have been at the forefront of the Mexican design movement for over twenty-five years as interior designers and antiques dealers. Their Mexican design book series includes six titles: Mexican Country Style, The New Hacienda, Casa Adobe, Adobe Details, Casa Yucatán, and Mexican Details.

Based in Austin, Texas, Carr and Witynski are the owners of Texture Antiques, an interior design firm and gallery specializing in hacienda style, Mexican colonial furniture, and architectural elements. Their design work has been featured in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, and dozens of other magazines and newspapers. Individually, Witynski photographs homes and gardens for national publications and Carr is a hacienda consultant and furniture designer.

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