Art Deco emerged in the 1920s, a time of post-war struggle, economic uncertainty, Spanish-flu pandemic, yet! it was a style full of optimism and hope for a better future. A century later, this might be just what we need again today. Discover glamorous details of this iconic style and learn how to incorporate its cheerful sophisticated ideas into your space.
Characterized by geometric shapes, sunburst motives, streamlined forms with smooth contoured lines, Art Deco drew its inspiration from art and cultural discoveries of its time, with references to Cubism, Fauvism, Italian Futurism, African Primitivism to name some, and its beauty lives on...
With its values for fine craftsmanship and luxury, Art Deco designs incorporated noble and often rare and exotic materials, such as ebony, shagreen, black and red lacquer, marble, alabaster, bronze, brass, gold, as well as aluminum and steel paired with decorative glass blocks
A theme of iconic black & gold, creams and beiges paired with metallic accents of brass and silver was prevailing, with accents of red, blue, orange, mauve and emerald green
NYC is known for its complexity when it comes to architectural design, but have you discovered the beauty of Art Deco Design in your neighborhood? From theaters, to train stations, and maybe even your own apartment building, Art Deco can be found in the most unexpected places!