Puerto Vallarta Real Estate
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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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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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Montreal Artists Exhibit Opens March 8 at Galleria Dante
Exhibitions by Montreal artists Yvan Genest and Jean-Gabriel Lambert open at Galleria Dante on Friday, March 8, as part of the South Side Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6:00-10:00 pm.
'Artists for Orphans' Fundraiser at The River Café
Artists from across the Banderas Bay region are coming together to support Puerto Vallarta's Corazón de Niña children's home in an 'Artists for Orphans' fundraiser to be held on Saturday, March 9th from 1-4 pm, at The River Café on La Isla Rio Cuale in El Centro.
Emilio Rama Art Exhibit Opens Dec. 14 at Galleria Dante
On Friday, December 14 from 6-10 pm, a cocktail reception will open an art exhibition by Emilio Rama at Galleria Dante, Basilio Badillo #269, in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. Be sure to stop by and meet him while you're out doing next week's South Side Shuffle.
Season's First South Side Shuffle at Galleria Dante
Exhibitions by artists Eva Mondragon and Luc Gauthier open at Galleria Dante November 16 as part of the first South Side Shuffle of the season. Stop by Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.
How Much Will It Cost to Furnish My Vallarta Home?
Whether you already own, or are purchasing a new home in Puerto Vallarta, interior design is the most important element in creating your perfect living space. Naturally, when you start thinking about it, that inevitable question pops into your head: How much is this going to cost me?
Tips for Decorating Your Puerto Vallarta Vacation Home
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico
For many foreigners who purchase a second home or vacation property in Mexico hiring an interior designer can be an invaluable asset. One of the leading interior design firms in Puerto Vallarta tells us how furnishings and home décor can make your new house or condo feel like a home.
Galleria Dante's Summer News, Specials and Art Sale
Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, has launched its Summer Art Sale, with prices reduced 25-50% through October 15th. If you've been eyeing one of the gorgeous works of art in their gallery or website, now is the time to make it yours!
Furniture and Home Decór Shopping in Puerto Vallarta
After you've purchased property in Puerto Vallarta the next step is to make it your home. There was a time when Guadalajara was the only option for furniture shopping, but that has changed. Nowadays competitive stores abound and just about anything can be custom-made locally.
Design Week Kicks Off in a Recovering Mexico City
The Architect's Newspaper
While earthquake recovery and mourning continues, Mexico City is ready to welcome international guest for Design Week. Taking place throughout the city, the festival will fill multiple art and design institutions with the work of contemporary designers from all over Mexico.
Artist Juan Carlos Navarro Opens at Galleria Dante
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
"...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.