Phoebe Richards Art Deco, 2018-08-24 08:01:30. Art Deco was, above all, modern with a capital M. The geometric shapes, sharp angles, stepped patterns and sweeping curves were meant to capture the rapid advances in industry and technology that characterized the early 20th Century. This is why some of the most iconic examples of Art Deco style are the hi-tech symbols of the time: skyscrapers, ocean liners, radios and even phonographs. It's why the favored materials were aluminum, glass and stainless steel. Even the wood was shiny, either lacquered or inlaid. The floors were shiny as well, marble or tile, often with checkerboard patterns. Rugs featured geometric patterns, while Zebra skin and shagreen (snake skin) covered decorative surfaces. Mirrors were usually round and plentiful. Sunburst and chevron motifs could be seen on everything from furniture to woman's shoes to radiator grilles on cars. Paradoxically, while Art Deco was the epitome of Modernism, influences included patterns and symbols from Aztec Mexico, Egypt and Africa.
Avery Figueroa Art Deco, 2018-08-12 08:59:20. materials are also being used. floor lamps and desk lamps are following the same
Lilianna Simon Art Deco, 2018-08-12 08:54:49. A parsons chair is a special kind of upholstered dining chair. The name has nothing to do with the clergy. The chair was named for its origin - it was created in Paris in the 1930s, by a designer at the famous Parsons School of Design.
Kailyn Velez Art Deco, 2018-08-12 18:41:32. People will think it is fun working with art, especially if we are arranging something for ourselves. Colors, clean lines and bold prints are very interesting to be mixed. If you are planning to redecorate your entire home or only a room, it is useful to know about the basic concepts of art deco interior design.
Emmy Gould Art Deco, 2018-08-13 10:45:13. As time went on, many different types of lighting fixtures came and went, things such as flame torches, tallow vessels, wax candles, oil lamps, paraffin lamps, then gas and finally electricity.
Eileen Graves Art Deco, 2018-08-13 08:20:10. If you do find an antique light fixture dated before 1920 there is one very important thing to remember. You cannot use light bulbs that are stronger than 15 watts in it or you could cause a fire. If the light fixture is an antique from 1920s onward then stay safe and only use a 40-watt bulb. Lamps
Eden Pate Art Deco, 2018-08-12 10:24:29. A parsons chair is a special kind of upholstered dining chair. The name has nothing to do with the clergy. The chair was named for its origin - it was created in Paris in the 1930s, by a designer at the famous Parsons School of Design.
Felicity Stuart Art Deco, 2018-08-12 19:57:46. Poster art was in its heyday, with some of the finest illustrators capturing the Deco style in advertising for consumer products, the performing arts and sporting events. Ivory, jade and stained glass were common materials for accessories, which were usually tall and thin and graceful, with gentle curves. Patterns on wall coverings often featured foliage, stylized animals and nudes.
Phoebe Richards Art Deco, 2018-08-13 03:22:58. The cataclysm of World War II closed the book on Art Deco, as modern technology became more identified with death and destruction than advanced design. And while there has been some isolated resurgence, today Art Deco is mostly viewed nostalgically as a look back to time that is long gone. Due to its ubiquity in architecture and public places, you can still see great examples of Art Deco in cities around the world: the Chrysler Building and Radio City Music Hall in New York are but two of the many examples.
Eden Pate Art Deco, 2018-08-12 17:56:02. contemporary table lamps are not just designed with uplight or downlight, but can be
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