Imagine: it’s five-thirty on a wintry Friday evening. You just got off work and you’re heading to a friend’s apartment where she’s invited you over for a drink before a dinner party. You lean into the wind. The streets are sooty canyons wrapped in shadow, but the streetlights twinkle all around you. You pass cafés […]
Are you a fan of period pieces like The Great Gatsby and Chicago? Do you love the Roaring 20s? Chances are you’re attracted to Art Deco design. Art Deco is an art and design style that was popular in Europe… Continue Reading What Is Art Deco? An Overview of the 1920s Style
I found the most amazing art glass catalog recently. There are so many fantastic color pictures I cannot include them all here. It is the International Art Glass Catalogue by National Ornamental Glass Manufacturers Association of the United States and Canada. It was published in 1914. These are just the color pictures I liked. There was also lots of clear leaded glass and beveled glass designs I am not including.
Art Deco is a distinctive art style that has influenced many design disciplines, from architecture to visual arts. It’s characterised by cubist style geometric shapes and patterns, combined with a sense of luxury and glamour. In today’s showcase I present 30 brilliant examples of how the art deco movement still inspires designers and artists. See […]