Living Color

From a historical Mexican residence washed in bold, saturated hues, to a cool, converted fisherman’s house in Sicily shot through with bolts of blue and pops of yellow… we bring you living color from homes and small hotels around the world. Pictured top: Ana Ana Artistic Habitat, Portimao, Portugal.

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EL PORTICO, MERIDA, MEXICO

A stately and historic residence, this home boasts soaring interiors, ornate architectural features, and stunningly beautiful mosaic tile work — and both interiors and exteriors have been color washed in delicious, saturated hues.

CASA ANDERSON, TRANCOSO, BRAZIL

This teal bungalow is one in a complex of unique homes designed by fashion designer Wilbert Das. The property was the first Brazilian home to be featured on the cover of Architectural Digest and is among South America’s most acclaimed private residences.

CASA COVA BLANCA, TIVENYS, SPAIN

The curved ceilings and central atrium of this off-grid cave-like home are a feast for the senses, with ever-changing light and shadows projected through the house as the sun moves throughout the day.

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FORTE SEAHOUSE, SICILY, ITALY

Restored with sophisticated simplicity and contemporary style, the interiors of this former fisherman’s house are painted a crisp white and punctuated with colorful ceramic tile and bolts of blue, creating fresh light-filled spaces.

CASINA TROVANZA, PUGLIA, ITALY

Surrounded by olive and citrus groves, this ancient masseria deftly mixes barrel-vaulted stone ceilings and original details with bright, contemporary design, creating simple, timeless style.

HOME, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

An unexpected oasis just off of the bustling city streets, this small hotel is a hip and intimate hideaway that immerses you into a world filled with lovely vintage design and distinctive style.

CASA O’TE MITI, SAYULITA, MEXICO

Colorful, exotic and elegantly designed, the villa has all of the traditional charm and style of Mexico, with many eye-catching details that complement the setting of the beautiful Riviera Nayarit.

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VILLA BARONESSA, KALTERN, ITALY

Designed by celebrated architect Walter Angonese in collaboration with artist Manfred Alois Mayr, who developed the color palette and selected the materials, this villa is an unexpectedly modern version of a Tyrolean chateau.

DUN ALUINN, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND

Designed with warmth and sophistication, this home blends traditional 19th-century refinement with contemporary, vintage and Scandinavian simplicity for a 21st-century Highland experience.

ESTUDIO DO OC, ALENTEJO, PORTUGAL

Designed by the well-known Portuguese architect João Favila Menezes, this studio features a colorful and whimsical contrast of bleached exteriors and vibrant textures and colors of the decor inside.

PIECES HOME, MAINE, USA

A shoppable stay concept by PIECES, this 19th-century home has been completely remodeled and turned into a showcase for their designs, as well as those of other brands they love, like Uprise Art and Vitra.

For more homes in living color, browse our collection here.

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