7 Coffee Table Books for Lovers of Mexican Design and Style

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Add these coffee table books to your living space for an extra pop of color and a daily dose of Mexican style.

Casa Mexico: At Home in Merida

Dive into the Yucatan’s sixteenth-century capital city in this book that showcases the Spanish colonial town houses turned stylish retreats, plus some of the Yucatan’s latest design trends. Explore multiple properties and residences that blend old with new. Buy here

Mexican Style

A part of Assouline’s Style series, this vibrant book is a complete look at the diverse culture of Mexico, from food and fashion to culture and natural beauty, a must-have for lovers of all things Mexico. Buy here

Josef Albers in Mexico

A mix of architecture and art, this book is a collection of artist Jose Albers’ photographs, collages, prints and paintings from his many visits to Mexico’s pre-Columbian archeological sites between 1935 and 1968. Buy here

Living in Mexico

This stunning book is a collection of Mexico’s colorful casas and amazing abodes. Featuring the bold hues from Costa Careyes to the Yucatan Peninsula, feast your eyes on villas, casitas, haciendas, cabanas and palapas, all reflecting the beautiful style of Mexico. Buy here

The Art of Beautiful Living

Recently named Mexico’s Designer of the Year, Olga Hanono is known for her bold use of color, making her one of the most sought-after interior designers. Her first book The Art of Beautiful Living chronicles some of her most awe-inspiring interiors and projects all over the world from start to finish. Buy here

Haciendas: Spanish Colonial Houses in the U.S. and Mexico

Featuring more than 250 photographs, this book takes a look at the traditional and modern hacienda architecture throughout Mexico and the southwestern United States. From large estates to small hideaways, these pictures showcase past and present design. Buy here

Casa Mexicana Style

Take a peek into 30 Mexican homes, from haciendas and apartments to beach houses and colonial abodes. The book features more than 250 photographs by architectural photographer Tim Street-Porter, highlighting the craftsmanship and unique style of Mexico. Buy here

For a roundup of our favorite Mexican cookbooks, click here.

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