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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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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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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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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‘Zoolander’ Producer Selling Art Deco Home

‘Zoolander’ Producer Selling Art Deco Home

The three-story art deco home was built in 1939. An Art Deco home owned by actor and producer Stuart Cornfeld and performance artist Johanna Went is on the market in Los Angeles for $2.65 million. The owners listed the three-bedroom home with quirky architectural details typical of the Streamline Modern design style—including rounded walls and porthole windows—on Thursday. MORE: Maroon 5’s Adam Levine Selling Two Los Angeles Mansions Mr. Cornfeld, who operates Red Hour Productions alongside actor Ben Stiller and whose credits include “The Elephant Man,” “The Fly” and “Zoolander,” bought…

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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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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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