Emerald Art Deco home with sprawling grounds a true treasure

Emerald Art Deco home with sprawling grounds a true treasure

THERE’S plenty of Art Deco character to be found across inner Melbourne’s apartments and period homes, though rarely on a grand scale. So to find that — and out in leafy Emerald — is to discover a gem. With its signature sweeping curves, an impressive 1930s home on the market at 9 Lakeside Drive is poised take buyers back in time. The Art Deco gem is said to be the work of architect Harry Norris.Source:Supplied Known as Moonya, the property is being offered via private sale, with a price guide of $2…

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Can Mumbai’s flamboyant Art Deco be saved from salty winds and ugly alterations?

Can Mumbai’s flamboyant Art Deco be saved from salty winds and ugly alterations?

A shaft of late-afternoon sunlight falls on a deep, grey sea and bounces off the water’s surface. The effect is an artificial-looking, molten silver pool that makes the ocean seem more welcoming than it really is. The wind carries a fine, salty spray over the promenade skirting the frothy waters. It is low tide. Traffic bustles. Across the busy street, in the milkiness of a post-rain September, the features of Marine Drive’s Art Deco buildings are distinctive. Art Deco studs other cities too, popping up here and there in Ahmedabad,…

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Fall of Matunga Art Deco home reflects vanishing era of the garden suburbs

Fall of Matunga Art Deco home reflects vanishing era of the garden suburbs

In 1941, S Ramachandranforever altered the life of his son, Kamu, when he shifted his family from the west side of Vincent Road in Matunga, today’s Ambedkar Road, to the east. The family moved from a small home in Hindu Colony, a Maharashtrian neighbourhood, to a large apartment full of light and breeze in a cosmopolitan lane in Five Gardens. Eight-year-old Kamu was fascinated by the house design, and impressed by its architect who, at one point, rejected his father’s request for a window shade, or chhaja. “My father was a tough…

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TP-Link launches Deco M5 secure home Wi-Fi, features built-in antivirus and malware protection

TP-Link launches Deco M5 secure home Wi-Fi, features built-in antivirus and malware protection

TP-Link has launched its Deco whole home Wi-Fi system, which the company claims, has built-in antivirus and malware protection provided by Trend Micro. The HomeCare feature of the Deco boasts of providing exploit and malware protection along with an SPI firewall, device access control and secure remote control of the network via the TP-Link Deco mobile app. The Deco M5 is powered by a quad-core processor and employs mesh technology. The Deco sports a dual-band AC1300 system, which it claims is capable of throughput speeds of up to 400Mbps on…

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Vintage Home Show coming to Bath Pavilion with art deco pieces, 1970s furniture and bold artwork

Vintage Home Show coming to Bath Pavilion with art deco pieces, 1970s furniture and bold artwork

What design classics will you find at the Vintage Home Show? (Photo: Getty) If you love the vintage look then a show coming to Bath Pavilion is for you. The Vintage Home Show has already proved popular in other cities and will have iconic furniture and household design classics for sale. Items include art deco pieces to 1970’s retro chic, plus sleek sideboards, modernist glass vases, 60s ceramic sculptural lamps and bold artwork. The event organiser is Keeley Harris, who has also written a book called Style Me Vintage: Home….

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For Rent: Eclectic Art Deco Spanish home for lease in Highland Park

For Rent: Eclectic Art Deco Spanish home for lease in Highland Park

Newly Upgraded, Ready-To-Move-in, eclectic Art-Deco Spanish Home located in the heart of Highland Park 90042. An easy walk into the York Blvd Retail/Restaurant District. Great for anyone that wants a super quiet, cozy home with expansive city views. All the conveniences of a modern-day home, plus unique and tasteful decorative nuances of the past. Owner has just finished extensive renovations throughout the entire house, including new kitchen upholstery breakfast nook, refurbished hardwood floors, updated bathroom, interior paint, brand new patio decking + fencing. Other features include: large two-car garage, massive…

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At home in a Dunedin Art Deco gem

At home in a Dunedin Art Deco gem

Darryl McNamara (left), owner of Aart Model Management and Aart on St Andrew hair salon, and husband David Hollick, head stylist at Aart on St Andrew, live in Dunedin with dog Georgie. Darryl McNamara, owner of Aart Model Management and Aart on St Andrew hair salon, and husband David Hollick, head stylist at Aart on St Andrew, live in Dunedin with dog Georgie. The house is one of the original Art Deco homes in the city. When we got it, the previous owners hadn’t done anything with it for 37…

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Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the Breckler Mansion, at 19-21 Alexander Drive near Edith Cowan University, combines the glamour of a bygone era with modern conveniences. The six-bedroom home, on an 1822-square-metre block on two titles, was constructed by prominent inter-war designer…

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Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the Breckler Mansion, at 19-21 Alexander Drive near Edith Cowan University, combines the glamour of a bygone era with modern conveniences. The six-bedroom home, on an 1822-square-metre block on two titles, was constructed by prominent inter-war designer…

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TP Link Launches Deco M5, Mesh Wi Fi With Antivirus

TP Link Launches Deco M5, Mesh Wi Fi With Antivirus

TP-Link has launched Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System, a mesh networking solution with built-in antivirus and malware security features from TrendMicro. By launching Deco M5, TP-Link aims to provide comprehensive wireless coverage in the home, and security features against malware and hackers integrated into its mesh networking product through a feature named TP-Link HomeCare. Inside the package, there are three Deco M5 units, all of which can be strategically placed in different locations to provide wireless coverage. These units support 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi with maximum data speeds of 867Mbps…

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