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Puerto Vallarta Interior Design & Decór
The real estate boom in Puerto Vallarta has opened up a whole new industry in the Banderas Bay area - interior design and home decór. After all, once you've found the perfect casa, condo or villa, you'll probably want to make it your very own by adding special touches that reflect your personal taste and lifestyle.

Many new homeowners enlist the assistance of an interior decorater to help them choose everything from the right furnishings and fabrics to the perfect window treatments and light fixtures. Others choose to take it a little more slowly - adding a little flare by re-upholstering the furniture or buying a few new items to blend in with those acquired with the purchase of their new home.

Whether you decide to hire an interior designer to help you decorate (or redecorate) the entire house, or want to do-it-yourself one room at a time, you'll need to know what’s available and where.

Taking a moment to browse through our directory of home decór shops and interior design services in the Banderas Bay area can save you a lot of time and wasted effort, so you can start living the life you've always dreamed of - Vallarta style.

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Banderas Bay Trading Company & The Annex
Art, collectibles and home decor from Mexico

Banderas Bay Trading Company features Mexican primitive and religious collectibles, art and one-of-a-kind accessories. The Annex showcases antique doors, contemporary and custom furniture and unique pieces designed by Vallarta’s most noteworthy interior designer, Peter Bowman.

Puerto Vallarta Interior Decor: Elements of Design
Defining the Home

Offering an eclectic mix of Mexican designer furniture, lighting, and artistic home accessories and accents, along with specialized interior design services, Elements of Design serves the greater Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay region of Mexico.

The Ultimate Turnkey Furnishing Solution
Crate Interiors Puerto Vallarta

CRATE Interiors offers the only fully turn-key interior décor service in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Meet with one of our design consultants and choose from over 50 different brands, representing the widest selection of home furnishings in the Banderas Bay region.

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Galleria Dante
Vallarta's Largest Art Gallery

Puerto Vallarta’s largest and most eclectic art gallery, Galleria Dante, resides in an old hacienda and sculpture garden on Basilio Badillo in Old Town. Now in its 15th year, this 6000 sq. ft. gallery features original paintings and sculptures by more than 50 Mexican and International artists.

Mexican Art in Vallarta: Galeria Contempo
Contemporary Mexican Artwork

Galeria Contempo, one of the newest art galleries in Puerto Vallarta, showcases contemporary Mexican artwork, paintings and bronze statues. Representing well-known and selected up-and-coming Mexican artists, the gallery houses an impressive art collection on two levels.

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Artist Juan Carlos Navarro Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An art exhibition by Juan Carlos Navarro opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, January 27, as part of this week's Southside Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery from 6-10 pm to meet the artist, view his works, and enjoy complimentary cocktails.

Quebec Artist Marc Galipeau Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An art exhibition by Quebec artist Marc Galipeau opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, November 18, as part of the first Southside Shuffle of the 2016-2017 season. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery from 6-10 pm to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails.

Gallería Dante Vallarta Summer Art News and Sale
Claire Guarniere

The owners of Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, have been keeping busy this Summer. They've been marking down their entire inventory from 20-30% for their Summer Art Sale, which means you can save big on more than 2,500 art works.

How to Stage Your Puerto Vallarta Home for Sale
Ron Morgan Properties

Preparing for prospective buyers is the key to success. Ron Morgan, owner of Ron Morgan Properties in Puerto Vallarta and Bucerias, offers tips on how to stage your home for sale. 'You want to showcase the home,' says Ron. 'It's the simple things that make a property picture perfect.'

50 Juried Artists in 2015 River of Art Expo at Oscar's
Virginia Fox

The fourth annual 'El Río del Arte' art expo, to benefit the Colina Spray & Neuter clinic in Puerto Vallarta, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, December 6, from 12-6 pm, but this year it will be held at a new location: Oscar's Restaurant on the Isla Rio Cuale.

It's Never Too Early To Consult an Interior Designer
Umberto Ciccolella

If you are considering buying your dream home in Puerto Vallarta, working with a qualified interior designer, from the start of the process, can help you find and design the home of your dreams. And it will prove to be money well spent!

Dante & Di Vino: Two Must-Visit Places Under One Roof
Banderas News Team

Galleria Dante and Di Vino Dante, though two separate businesses, are both located in an old hacienda style villa in Old Town Puerto Vallarta. There's always something new to experience here, so even if you've visited in the past, it is always worth another visit.

Guadalajara Artist Luis Valui Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An art exhibition by Guadalajara artist Luis Valui opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, January 23, as part of this week's Southside Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery from 6-10 pm to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails.

Religious Icon Art Exhibit at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

On Friday, December 12th from 6-10 pm, during this week's South Side Shuffle, a cocktail reception will open a very special exhibit featuring religious icons by artists Mary Jane Miller and Valentin Gomez at Puerto Vallarta's largest fine art gallery, Galleria Dante.

Design Your Life for More Happiness with Less Stuff
Umberto Ciccolella

As land, building, and condo association costs rise in Puerto Vallarta, condo square footage is shrinking. This means interior design is now even more important than before. Interior Designer Umberto Ciccolella offers tips to maximize your space with great design and functionality.

Umberto Ciccolella Opens Puerto Vallarta Design Studio

So you have your dream home in paradise, now what? Help will soon be available right here in Puerto Vallarta! On November 1, interior designer Umberto Ciccolella is opening a new design studio at Lázaro Cárdenas 286 between Vallarta and Constitución in Old Town.

Vallarta's Galería Contempo Reopens October 1, 2014
Rodolfo Choperena Tiemann

Galería Contempo, one of Puerto Vallarta's favorite art galleries showcasing contemporary artwork, paintings and bronze statues, is delighted to present two new artist for the upcoming high season, which begins with the gallery's reopening on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

Galleria Dante's Vallarta Summer News and Art Sale

The owners of Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, have been keeping busy this Summer. They've been marking down selected art works from 20-60% for their Summer Art and Estate Sales, which means you can save big through September 30, 2014.

Galleria Dante Celebrates 30 Years of Yvan Genest Art
Gena Guarniere

Galleria Dante is having a 30% discount sale on art works by Yvan Genest to celebrate his 30 years of non stop creation. The proceeds will help Yvan realize a long time dream, the publishing of a fabulous coffee table book, an illustrated anthology that will cover three decades of creation.

Spruce Up Your Home with Décor from the OTFM-TC
Erin Staley

April is National Decorating Month, which means it's time to spruce up your home with 'make it, bake it, grow it' must-haves from Puerto Vallarta's favorite weekend attraction, the Old Town Farmers' Market-Tianguis Cultural. Stop and shop this Saturday from 9:30 am-2 pm.

Holden Furniture and Design Receives 2014 Houzz Award

Vallarta's Holden Furniture and Design has been awarded 'Best of Houzz' by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. PV's premier destination for luxury home interiors was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.

Mannmade Mexico Design Gallery Opens in Old Town
Sheila Cohen

Part time resident and serious enthusiast of Puerto Vallarta, designer Louise Mann, has opened a unique design gallery in the heart of Old Town. The gallery space will be rotating unique furniture, fixtures, textiles and other treasures - all made in Mexico, of course.

Jorge Coste & Luis Valui Open at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

Exhibitions by artists Jorge Coste and Luis Valui open at Galleria Dante on Friday, March 7th, as part of this week's Vallarta Southside Shuffle. Stop by to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Three Artists Open at Galleria Dante this Friday
Claire Guarniere

On Friday, February 21 from 6-10 pm, during this week's South Side Shuffle, a cocktail reception will open three special art exhibits by Israel Zzepda, David Moreno Zepeda and Francisco Xavier Zepeda at Galleria Dante, Basilio Badillo #269 in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone.

Meg Munro's 'Longing for Other Times' at Contempo
Norma Schuh

Meg Munro's exquisite watercolors will be showcased at Galería Contempo, beginning with an opening cocktail reception on Friday, February 21st from 6-10 pm. In this 11-piece art exhibition, the artist captures the delightful nuances of familiar scenes and objects.

Mexican Artist Irma Grizá Opens at Galería Contempo
Rodolfo Choperena Tiemann

While you are out enjoying this week's Puerto Vallarta South Side Shuffle, be sure to stop by Galería Contempo, where you can experience the work of prestigious Mexican Artist Irma Grizá's 'Altamar,' during her opening reception on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 6-10 pm.

Local Artists Exhibit at the Peter Gray Art Museum
Jerry Lafferty

All are invited to the opening reception of a special exhibit at the Museo de Arte Peter Gray, featuring the works of prominent local artists Meg Munro, Ada Colorina and Bill Megrail. This event will be held on Friday, February 7th, starting at 5:00 pm.

Yoel Diaz Galvez Art Exhibition at Galería Contempo
Heather Wilson

This past November, Cuban-born artist Yoel Diaz Galvaz was honored with the prestigious Lorenzo II Magnifico Award in Italy. And now we get to experience his gripping works right here in Puerto Vallarta, at Galeria Contempo during his Opening Reception on Friday, January 24th from 6-10 pm.

Puerto Vallarta Public Library's 14th Annual Art Auction
Yumi Yamada Kubo

Get ready folks! It's time for the annual 'Subasta' at Puerto Vallarta's Public Library, Biblioteca Los Mangos. Scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 30th, this is the fundraiser's 14th year, and it promises to be the largest and most entertaining to date!

Abelardo Favela Opening Reception at Galería Contempo
Heather Wilson

What a pleasure it is at this joyous time of year, to meet an artist whose work makes us smile, and on Friday, December 27th from 6-10 pm, Galería Contempo invites you to meet Abelardo Favela at an opening reception in this airy two-story art gallery on the South Side of Vallarta.

Galería Contempo Welcomes Four New Artists this Season
Rodolfo Choperena Tiemann

Galería Contempo, one of Vallarta's favorite art galleries, is delighted to present four new artist for the upcoming high season. Yoel Diaz Galvez, Alejandro Mondria, Luis Sn Carlos, and Miguel Lopez Vazquez are joining the talented list of artists that the gallery represents.

More Quality...More Style...More Comfort
Holden Furniture and Design

Settle for more! As with so many things in life, the end result of something is only as good as what goes into it. This time-honored belief is the guiding principle at Holden Furniture and Design, one of Puerto Vallarta's leading home furnishing and interior decorating companies.

What NOT to Do When Decorating Your Vallarta Home
Timothy Real Estate Group

The thought of starting a decorating project is exciting or scary, depending on your experience, your budget, your taste, or your time. Timothy Real Estate Group suggests these 10 Decorating Don'ts that will unimaginably ensure that your Puerto Vallarta home will look its best.

Abelardo Favela's Art With Attitude at Galeria Contempo
Heather Wilson

Mirroring back to us our best selves, an Abelardo Favela painting is an attitude as much as it is a work of art. In its presence, one feels happily motivated to live optimally in the now. Don't miss the opening reception for his latest exhibition on February 22 at Galeria Contempo.

Leading Vallarta Interior Designer Offers Free e-book
Patrick Harrison

One of Banderas Bay's leading interior designers, Umberto Ciccolella of Umberto Interior Design Studio, has unveiled a free, downloadable e-book chock-full of home decorating and design tidbits, plus a bonus chapter featuring Puerto Vallarta home trends for 2013.

Help Quinta Vista Win the 'Ultimate Kitchen' Contest
Banderas News Team

Unique Homes Magazine has received hundreds of entries from around the world for the honor of being named the 'Ultimate Kitchen,' and Puerto Vallarta's own Quinta Vista was chosen as a top-12 finalist. Cast your vote today for a chance to win a Kindle Fire.

Yellow Times Art Show a Sunny Exposition
Laura Gelezunas

This weekend, let your feet do the walking through the 'Yellow Times' art exhibition. This minimalist and pop art show, scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 15, at Club Mañana in Old Town Puerto Vallarta, features works in only yellow, white and black by 20 local artists.

Interior Design Without Limitations
Umberto Ciccolella

New products and materials have removed the boundaries on interior design and decor in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, an amazing, beautiful place to live. Still, this climatic tropical paradise once posed a number of challenges when designing and decorating homes.

Crate Interiors Unveils Two New Models

Puerto Vallarta based interior designers from CRATE Interiors unveiled two new model show suites at the Grand Opening of V399 Condominiums this month. The Grand Opening Party was held on Friday, 13 January 2012 and hosted on the property's spectacular rooftop terrace.

Talavera etc.
"...outstanding beauty and variety"

Talavera etc, located at Ignacio Vallarta 266 in Puerto Vallarta's Old Town, is a beautiful little shop that specializes in the finest handcrafted Mexican ceramic, Talavera pottery and Talavera tiles from the foremost workshops in Puebla, Mexico.

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