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Friday, May 27, 2022
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Our new magazine with ideas and inspiration for living here, is available by subscription, but a limited number of copies have also been distributed around Yucatán for free.
Ensamble Artesano works with over 2,700 artisans in 18 states, creating over 15,000 pieces in lacquer, woodwork, loom, metalwork, ceramics, weaving, and embroidery. 
The Parque Morelos, now mainly known as Parque de la Madre - mother’s park, shelters a replica of Charles Lenoir’s sculpture “Maternite.” 
In Mérida, construction permits are different depending on the area in which you’re building. As the Centro Histórico is one of the most popular neighborhoods for newcomers, there are some technical — and legal considerations to keep in mind.
Zaida and Orlando have been creating narrative-heavy spaces in Mérida since 2015. With an important emphasis on public spaces, they have recycled iconic spaces of the city into new forms of living.
Here are some nearby shops to make your tabletop pop.
Many of us gravitate toward beginner-friendly plants and often remain on that level. But if you’re looking to embark into a leafier, more colorful world, it may be time you moved on to ‘level two.’
Combined with its unbeatable location and beautiful surroundings, it is no surprise that Santa Lucía has become one of Mérida’s most iconic parks.
In a Centro Mérida home, right in the heart of Colonia Santiago, Gabriel Mendoza starts mixing the second color for his latest botanic mural.
Laura and Alan's home a couple of blocks from Espita's main square has become Casona Los Cedros, a restaurant, bar and boutique hotel remodeled by Laura herself.
Before the pandemic turned us all into handicrafts experts, this artist had his first experience with the world of textiles.
Walking around Calle 37, a couple of blocks east of the Paseo de Montejo in Mérida, keep an eye out for the modern block facade of Casa Chaká.
Walking around Centro we find many parks and public spaces to explore. The first of this series is El Parque de Santa Ana.
At roughly 165 kilometers from Mérida, Espita is slowly becoming a popular tourist destination for people looking to experience the wonders of colonial Yucatán.
For a year and a half, Arkilätt has been designing, remodeling, and building in Mérida, Yucatán. Their emphasis is in restoration, and lighting design.
The Yucatán Peninsula is known around the world for the quality of its honey, produced by the 17 bee species that live in the Peninsula. Among them is the Melipona Beecheii bee, dubbed "the sacred Mayan bee."
Most backyards in Mérida are open spaces, meaning furniture is exposed to the elements, such as the sun and the rain. These are some of the most important conditions to consider when choosing a new lounge set.
La Peninsular mosaic factory has been in business since the seventies. For over 50 years now, they've offered artisanal mosaics crafted in their centro workshop. Today, they have over 100 designs from which to choose from, and their designs have travelled all around the globe.
"La Casa en el Árbol"– House in a tree, sits at the heart of Yaxkukul, a municipality in the interior of Yucatán. It is a retreat house for the owner, whose family lived for many years on those very grounds. The project draws inspiration from a “solar”, a traditional country Mayan house.
Ser Eterno has developed the skill of visualizing spaces and pieces of furniture together, long before restoration has even begun.
Décima is a Yucatecan brand creating artworks from thread. Through an algorithm, they translate digitized portraits into a series of lines which then serve as a basic template.
Cobalto es Azul is a Social Media project headed by Pedro Castro, a young architect focused on documenting Mérida's unique architecture.
In the world of flower arrangements, there are those who see flowers as more than mere decoration. Ileana Jacobo believes that flowers evoque a universal language of love.
An artist’s Centro retreat embraces neutral colors and clear refreshing water.