Author Archives: David Mercado

Oaxaca Group Tour — February 2018

At the start of each year, store owner Marcia Lucas hosts a one-of-a-kind trip to Mexico, allowing participants to fully immerse themselves in the vibrant culture of Oaxaca. To ensure that each person is able to genuinely experience and appreciate the diversity of Oaxaca, the trip is capped off at 13 guests, making it a […]

Mexico Buying Trip – February 2018

It’s that time of year again! Our store owner, Marcia Lucas, has departed for her annual buying trip down to Oaxaca, Mexico. She’s slated to arrive back in Austin sometime in early March, but in the meantime, we’ve received a handful of enthralling pictures and updates that we wanted to share with you all. This […]

Dunes 2018 Special Order Catalog

We are thrilled to invite you to take an exclusive look into the Dunes 2018 Spring Catalog. This catalog is a pre-sale to Dunes 2018, a one-of-a-kind collection that has not yet launched online. Browse through the look-book and if you come across something you love, contact us as soon as possible so we can create a […]

UT community discusses cultural appropriation on campus

“Mass production takes the soul out of it. When something is handmade, there is a life force — there’s something about the lifestyle that the piece carries with it.” Marcia Lucas, owner of El Interior, talks cultural appropriation with The Daily Texan. Read the wonderfully written article in its entirety here.

Odilon Merino In-Store Weaving Demonstration

Odilon Merino

RECEPTION: Thursday, July 6th, 5:00-9:00 PM IN-STORE DEMO: Friday, July 7th, 11:00-5:00 PM & Saturday, July 8th from 11:00-5:00 PM El Interior is proud to announce that Mexican Indigenous weaver Odilon Merino Morales will be in Austin at our store, in the Clarksville neighborhood, 1009 West Lynn Street, July 6th through the 8th. Mr. Merino will […]

Oaxaca: An Intimate Travel Experience with Culture, Folk Art & Food

Travel in Mexico with Marcia Lucas, Owner of El Interior February 20 –  February 28, 2018 Experience the essence and diversity of Oaxaca’s art, culture, architecture, cuisine and history by joining us on a tour led by Marcia Lucas, owner of El Interior. Come discover the enchanting spirit of Oaxacan hospitality with us! With the soul of […]