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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 ...
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Hacienda Style

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Overview


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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423612780
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 2/25/2008
  • Series: NONE
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: None
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 621,569
  • File size: 17 MB
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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 Yucatßn, 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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As an architect-designer focused in restoration-renovation work, I have led significant projects that fused restoration with new building uses.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7

Foreword 8

Introduction 10

Arquitectura 36

Color & Stencils 64

Cocinas 86

Restored Haciendas 110

Colonial Style 140

Hacienda Granada 190

Resources 214

Travel Guide 218

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