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Mexican Tiles: Color, Style, Design

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Masako Takahashi, coauthor of the best-selling Mexicolor, now turns her attention to the vibrant tiles that are such a key element in Mexican style and design. Bring a festive new look to any home or garden with the ideas in Mexican Tiles. Masako Takahashi leads a colorful architectural tour through Mexico, revealing the many ways tiles are used for function and decoration, adding color and interest to everyday surroundings. Over 175 beautiful color photographs present inspirational examples of classic and contemporary tile work, from colonial-era church facades ornately covered with talavera tiles to vividly detailed modern treatments of bathrooms and kitchens. Including a delightful introduction by Tony Cohen about the history of tile-making in Mexico, plus installation tips and a resource guide, Mexican Tiles is both a fascinating initiation and a practical guide to this key element of Mexican style and design.

Synopsis:

The coauthor of Mexicolor provides a richly illustrated tour through the artistry of Mexican tiles, describing the ways in which tiles are used to add color, interest, and decoration to the home, and presents dozens of full-color photographs that document the function and design of tiles in bathroom

Synopsis:

Takahashi leads a colorful architectural tour through Mexico, revealing the many ways tiles are used for function and decoration, adding color and interest to everyday surroundings. 130 color photos.

About the Author

Masako Takahashi is a much-exhibited artist and photographer who divides her time between Venice, California, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Tony Cohan has spent much of the past 12 years in Mexico. He is the author of four novels, and his reviews, essays, and travel writing on Mexico have appeared in numerous magazines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811826297
Subtitle:
Color, Style, Design
Introduction:
Cohan, Tony
Author:
Takahashi, Masako
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Cohan, Tony
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Interior Design - Style Books
Subject:
Ceramics
Subject:
Tiles
Subject:
Tiles in interior decoration
Subject:
General Architecture
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117).
Series Volume:
105-686
Publication Date:
20000401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8.99x8.99x.40 in. 1.06 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , The coauthor of Mexicolor provides a richly illustrated tour through the artistry of Mexican tiles, describing the ways in which tiles are used to add color, interest, and decoration to the home, and presents dozens of full-color photographs that document the function and design of tiles in bathroom
"Synopsis" by , Takahashi leads a colorful architectural tour through Mexico, revealing the many ways tiles are used for function and decoration, adding color and interest to everyday surroundings. 130 color photos.
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