How to master Art Deco style in your own home

How to master Art Deco style in your own home

It was an era that influenced countless decades and still remains one of the most inspiring periods of design history. Art Deco design, furniture and architecture is all about opulence and glamour, using gilded detailing, rich textures and geometrics for a luxury, streamlined look which has managed to stay relevant since the late 1920s. But perfecting that Art Deco look (without heading into naff territory) can be dangerous without the help of a professional stylist. We quizzed Bethany James of James Saidabout all things Art Deco, because let’s be honest, we…

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Amazon’s one-day sale on TP-Link gear will turbocharge your home network

Amazon’s one-day sale on TP-Link gear will turbocharge your home network

Do you want to upgrade your home network? Is the fact that there are several bazillion different choices in each product category making it difficult for you to figure out what to buy? Well Amazon just made the decision much easier for you, thanks to its huge one-day sale on TP-Link networking gear. TP-Link is obviously one of the biggest and best names in the business, and they company’s wired and wireless networking equipment is top-notch. On Friday, for one day only, you can save a bundle on 15 different…

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Los Angeles Gallerist Relists Art Deco Home

Los Angeles Gallerist Relists Art Deco Home

The home was built in 1941 in the Modern, or Art Deco, style. COURTESY OF HILTON & HYLAND Art dealer Margo Leavin has relisted her modern Hollywood Hills home for $11.75 million. The seller tested the market in the fall, when she listed her longtime home for $15 million for a few weeks in October and November. The Art Deco terracotta-colored mansion hit the market again with a price reduction on Monday, according to listing records. MORE: ‘The Novogratz’ Designer Duo Lists Los Angeles Home for $12.9M Ms. Leavin, who ran…

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Eltham Palace, Greenwich: King Henry VIII’s boyhood home

Eltham Palace, Greenwich: King Henry VIII’s boyhood home

English country houses are renowned for their eccentricities. Oil paintings of ancestors with eyes that seem to follow your every move; secret tunnels hidden behind bookcases or under sturdy oak floors; strange things that go bump in the night. Few, however, hold a candle to Eltham Palace, an extraordinary former royal residence in London’s historic borough of Greenwich that makes Downton Abbey look like an Airbnb. The story of how King Henry VIII’s boyhood home was transformed from a medieval mansion into a masterpiece of art deco design and 1930s cutting-edge technology…

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How Liberal Marin County Turned NIMBY on Cannabis

How Liberal Marin County Turned NIMBY on Cannabis

The views from Marin County, California, are spectacular. Just don’t sully them with your cannabis stores, my dear. (Srongkrod/iStock) In 1996, a few months before California voters passed Proposition 215, America’s first medical cannabis law, a blues singer named Lynnette Shaw opened the Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana dispensary. “It was not legal, not even a little bit,” Shaw acknowledges today. Even so, the place just seemed so quintessentially Marin County. Her cannabis shop opened beneath verdant hills, situated next to a yoga wellness studio and a hot tub, sauna,…

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New Farm character home snapped up in no time

New Farm character home snapped up in no time

REAL ESTATE: This art deco house at 26 Griffith St, New Farm, has sold. Picture: realestate.com.au. A BUYER with a serious case of FOMO has spent $2 million on a house in a sought-after inner Brisbane suburb after just half an hour of laying eyes on it. Nabbing a home in New Farm is now so difficult, it took just six days and a super quick inspection for this art deco gem at 26 Griffith Street. to be snapped up. The buyer had been looking at another property in Paddington when she…

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This one of a kind Art Deco home is on the market and has an amazing interior

This one of a kind Art Deco home is on the market and has an amazing interior

West Park Avenue, Cliftonville is on sale for £340,000 West Park Avenue, Cliftonville For anyone who hankers after the designs of and styles of times past will be fascinated by this charming and completely refurbished Art Deco semi detached house near Northdown Park and not far from the seafront at Palm Bay. It is also easily accessible to a variety of good schools, bus routes and local shops. West Park Avenue, Cliftonville This family home has been renovated from top to bottom and is just ready for new owners to…

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how to transform your home with the hottest interiors looks of 2018

how to transform your home with the hottest interiors looks of 2018

Exotic jungle prints leapt straight off the runway and into our homes last year — and happily they are here to stay. From palm trees and pineapples, to wild tiger motifs, safari style is elegantly striding across designer wallpaper, soft furnishings and home accessories. To balance the look, pair prints and fabrics with luxe gold Art Deco-inspired furniture and drape it all against a background of moody hues for a deeply, dramatic scheme. Opt for dark navy and midnight blue shades, with small splashes of aubergine and forest greens, which work perfectly set…

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The art deco pad with vintage interiors could be the perfect retro home

The art deco pad with vintage interiors could be the perfect retro home

YOU will not see many apartments like this hit the market. In a city filled with ‘six-pack’ apartments with little in the way or originality and character and inner city high rises, this vintage style home offers something very different. The art deco style apartment will be auctioned by Place — Coorparoo tomorrow. Retro gem in the heart of suburbia.Source:Supplied Constructed in the 1930s, the brick building is a great example of the art deco style of architecture that was hugely popular in the first half of the twentieth century….

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Classic Art Deco Home on a Double Lot in Miami Beach

Classic Art Deco Home on a Double Lot in Miami Beach

LISTING OF THE DAY
 Location: Miami Beach, Florida Price: $4.95 million This fully remodeled and modernized Art Deco house is in a fairly quiet and private area of Miami Beach. “They’ve taken an older house to the next level,” said listing agent Nelson Gonzalez. “It’s in perfect condition, with a great layout—two bedrooms up, two bedrooms down,” he said. “It has a very large kitchen that opens to a family room.” The gated house was built in 1934 and has been recently renovated, Mr. Gonzalez said. High hedges provide lots of privacy….

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