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Luis Barragán

My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience. Luis Ramiro Barragán Moffin was destined to create beautiful spaces. Having been born in 1902 into a family of well-to-do of builders and landowners, it is no surprise, that the landscape of his native home, Guadalajara (Jalisco), Mexico, and the influences around him would shape the course of his life. Barragán was a 20th century architect and engineer. While formally trained in civil engineering at Escuela…

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Interiors

What’s Your Style? :: Traditional

  Traditional style decor is classic, a throwback to old and making it like new again. Having grown up in the South, I have memories of each of my grandmothers’ homes with traditional styled parlor-like or sitting rooms for company. Some of these sitting rooms were your typical living room space while others doubled as a living room and quasi-dining room area. My mind immediately goes to memories of fringed curtains with tassel tiebacks. Pillows on sofas were also fringed with…

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