See How Frida Kahlo’s Kitchen Has Influenced Interior Decor

One of Mexico's most celebrated artists, Frida Kahlo, has been an inspiration not just throughout Mexico, but throughout the entire globe. 


Her eye for color and detail has helped her create an iconic artistic style that is globally recognized.

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Kahlo’s home, La Caza Azul, is one of the ways her spirit lives on. 


And in the heart of her house, the kitchen, the design, and style have become a sort of global phenomenon.


Artists, and everyday homeowners, have fallen in love with the unique style that is so quintessentially Frida Kahlo. 

Frida Kahlo’s kitchen features a bold mixture of bright colors, traditional artifacts, and natural textures. 


A goldenrod yellow table is complemented by a matching console table and striking yellow tile.Along with the bright yellow, the magnetic cobalt blue which accents the kitchen decor helps to command the attention of the room.


This blue tone can be found throughout the homes of Kahlo and her beloved husband, painter Diego Rivera. 


To help tie the room together, the bold colors are complemented by the whitewash walls that help settle the mood of the kitchen.

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Today, authentic Mexican artifacts including clay pots, and woven textured seats, paint a picture of a kitchen space that served as the epicenter of bringing together the people Kahlo loved the most. 

Visitors who want to take a step back into history can explore the beautiful kitchen themselves by booking a trip to the Frida Kahlo Museum or La Casa Azul in Coyoacán

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As you roam through the kitchen, be sure to keep an eye out for Kahlo's famous “mole poblano” recipe.


You can access her recipe here. Her recipe hangs in the kitchen and in some ways helps to breathe life into one of the spaces Kahlo cherished most.

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About the Author

Nadia El-Yaouti

Nadia El-Yaouti is a writer and photographer based out of Central Virginia. As a travel writer, she enjoys connecting readers with stories and sharing photographs that depict the beauty of different cultures. Some of her most prized work introduces readers to underrated destinations like Mexico, Kurdistan, and North Africa. When she’s not juggling work, she can be found traveling the globe with her wonderful husband and three darling children.

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