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Renovating Revives An Aging Art Deco Home

The decaying 78-year-old dwelling is restored to its mid-century glory. An art deco-style home in Canada has been restored as a showpiece of mid-century modern detailing. The circa 1939 home, which required extensive mold and rot remediation, was restored by DPAI Architecture with Toms+McNally Designs. The project team expanded and modernized the home while paying homage to its original style. ...

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What Is Art Deco Design? A Study in Opulence

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Are you a big fan of “The Great Gatsby”? Do you dream of the Roaring Twenties, complete with flapper dresses, swing dancing and everything in between? Then, you’ll love this installment of our Defining ...

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Art Deco Vs. Art Moderne

The Difference Between Two Often Confused Styles The term Art Deco is often applied to furniture from the 1920s through the 1940s. So is the term Art Moderne. Understanding the difference between the two isn’t always easy – especially since, just to add to the confusion, Art Deco was actually called Moderne in its own time, and today, much of ...

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Defining Art Deco Style

Answers to Questions About What It Is and How to Identify It Authentic Art Deco wares dating to the 1920s and ‘30s are highly valued in today’s collectibles marketplace, and stylish decorators love them, too. Unfortunately, that is one of the reasons the terms “Art Deco” and “Deco” are so widely used – even when that’s not an appropriate descriptor. ...

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What is the difference between Art Nouveau and Art Deco ?

If the difference between Art Nouveau and Art Deco was to be summed up in a few words it would be these: the first is flowery, the second is more sober. Think of the Hector Guimard Metro for Art Nouveau and the Chrysler Building (New York) for Art Deco. Difference between Art Nouveau and Art Deco – Two Epochs Both ...

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Art Deco Interior Design Style, History And Characteristics

As an entirely distinct concept within art and interior design Art Deco can be traced back to Europe in 1908. Art Deco was a movement with strong connections to France in general, and Paris in particular. Then again it is quite common for art movements and interior design schools to have links of some kind or another with Paris at ...

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Art Deco Apartment With Colorful Touches

Interior designer Allison Lind creating the interiors of this apartment showed art deco style at its finest! Let’s have a look how to pull off this style with colorful details in a chic way. The entryway shows the idea of the decor: there’s a gorgeous console table of a very eye-catchy shape, it’s navy and gold, and a cool shaped ...

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