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"The home that designer Daniel Torres re-created in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, is a reflection of the brilliant city that surrounds it. It’s a collection of open-plan rooms, where vibrant shades of pink and purple envelop walls and Moorish-style arches and Corinthian-style columns frame room openings. There are traditional Mexican tiles—with artful patterns and earth tones—on some of the floors and the walls, and Moroccan lanterns that suspend from the ceiling and cast a warm glow that draws you in. “Merida has an interesting vibe,” Torres says. “It’s one of the most colonial cities in Mexico. There are Moorish, Spanish and Mayan design styles, and a lot of influence from Lebanese migrants who came to the city in the 19th century. You also see French and Italian styles. These aesthetics are mixed together, creating an international experience." Read more ...

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