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Colonial Lake Pátzcuaro Richard Perry

Travelers who are interested in the history of this region of Michoacán will be well rewarded by a tour of the numerous picturesque villages bordering Lake Pátzcuaro. In addition to their authentic ... read more

Mexican cocinas: the colonial kitchen Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr

Mexican cocinas (kitchens) beckon with their colors, simmering aromas, humming activity and cherished implements that exude time-honored traditions. One of the most captivating and busy rooms in the M... read more

Restoring a Mexican hacienda Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr

In the late '90s we became captivated by the richness of the Yucatan region's hacienda architecture and the history of its multilayered civilizations. Trailing through myriad Maya villages and down ove... read more

Mexican Design Style: The publications Reviewed by Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr

Order Mexican Details In their sixth book, authors/designers Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr travel through Mexico an... read more

December in Mazamitla by Ralph Rodriguez with Alan Cogan Allan Cogan and Ralph Rodriguez

December 12th is a very important Catholic holiday in Mexico. It's the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Mazamitla is a very small mountain town in Jalisco that celebrates the Virgin's feast day an annual nine-day festival. The final days, we were told, are the best. read more

Did You Know? The centenary of the birth of artist Juan O'Gorman Tony Burton

Juan O'Gorman was born on July 6, 1905, in Coyoacán, Mexico City. His father, Cecil Crawford O'Gorman, was a mining engineer and artist of Irish origin; his mother was Mexican. Juan was educated at th... read more

Six books by Karen Witynski and Joe Carr Reviewed by Allan Cogan

These six wonderful books hit a real soft spot because I'm an ardent admirer of Mexican creativity as it exhibits itself so lavishly in art, architecture, the design of everyday objects and the bold approach to color. And I particularly enjoy good photographic books, which these essentially are. read more

Mexico Design & Style: The Series Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr

Celebrated for their simple splendor, Mexican design elements reflect the rich heritage of Mexico's tradition-bound world. Charmed by the character and ingenuity of the Mexican people, we have been ir... read more

Mexicasa: The Enchanting Inns and Haciendas of Mexico by Gina Hyams and Melba Levick Reviewed by Allan Cogan

Gina Hyams and Melba Levick have created a wonderful compilation of photographs of twenty-one of Mexico's most spectacular and beautiful inns and bed and breakfast establishments. This one is a real winner. read more

Las Pozas: Edward James' fantasy stands tall in a jungle in Mexico Michael Kernan

The Surrealist poet, self-styled architect and arts patron Edward James liked to put his ideas into concrete form before they got away read more

Mexico City: Urban deconstruction Elena Nichols

Calle Moneda in Mexico City dead-ends at the zocalo, and is virtually a pedestrian walkway. © Rick Meyer, 2001 With a population oscillating at around 20 million, streets jammed with cars, and bui... read more

Architecture of Mexico: coastal architecture Tim Street-Porter

From the book "CASA MEXICANA" ©1989 Tim Street-Porter, published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York. Reproduced by special permission of the publisher and author.    The c... read more

Architecture of Mexico: the houses of Luis Barragan Tim Street-Porter

Although trained as an engineer, Barragán discovered he had a closer affinity with architecture. He did not receive formal training and never officially became an architect (which did not prevent him from receiving the Pritzker Award, architecture’s "Nobel Prize," in 1980). read more
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