Art Deco Interiors That Will Inspire You to Design Boldly
Art Deco interiors showcase luxury and elegance with a youthful modern feel. Use your space to pay tribute to the roaring 1920s through the 1940s with Art Deco design throughout your house or in specific rooms. These Art Deco interiors will inspire you to design boldly without looking back.
Originating in France in the mid-to-late 1910s, Art Deco characteristic can be found in art, architecture, fashion and most importantly, interior design. It represents a lifestyle of wealth and sophistication that came along with the stylized roaring 20s.
According to The Art Story, “Art Deco was a direct response aesthetically and philosophically to the Art Nouveau style and to the broader cultural phenomenon of modernism.” Moving towards a new era of artistic innovation, Art Deco offered something new and exciting.
As midcentury style started to gain traction in the 1940s and 50s, Art Deco lost some of its popularity. Later in the 60s it would become nostalgic and we would start seeing a reemergence with new, modernized interruptions.
Now, Art Deco inspiration is seen throughout interior design styles with its geometric shapes, stand-out patterns, bold colors and strong lines. You can even find hints of Art Deco inspiration in Panacche’s very own Mid Century Modern meets GLAM! and Dark Modern Home Office designs.
Shapes & Patterns Found in Art Deco Design
Geometric, linearity and angular qualities are the defining characteristics of the Art Deco style. Incorporate these stand-out shapes and patterns with wallpaper, furniture, flooring or decor that feature zigzags, sweeping curves, sunbursts chevron or geometric shapes.
To get you started, check out this Gatsby Glam Art Deco Wall Stencil by Royal Design Studio Stencils or this 4-Tier Modern Simple Gold Cube Bookcase by Homary.
Colors & Materials Found in Art Deco Design
Art Deco can be associated with a moody feel thanks to its prominent deep colors of blues, greens, yellows, reds and pinks. Deepen it even further with some black or balance it out with cream or beige neutrals. Panacche’s Mid Century Modern Meets Contemporary Design Living Room and Clean and Cohesive Living Space designs are great examples of this.
For materials you’ll find velvet, chrome, gold, marble to be reoccurring themes in Art Deco design.
Light Fixtures Found in Art Deco Design
Light fixtures are an easy way to make a bold Art Deco statement. Simplistic, strong lines with a chrome or gold finish are the way to go.
Living Room Styling
Take a look at these inspiration pictures and take note of the sofas, chairs, credenzas, artwork, lamps and decorative pillows.
Some favorites you can shop are Modern Rolling 3-Tier Bar Cart, Modern Round Gold & Black Nesting Coffee Table and Walking Tiger Green Velvet Pillow Case.
For styling the bedroom, take note of velvet upholster backboards, bold patterned wallpaper, side tables and bedding.
Looking for more interior design inspiration? Check out Panacche’s previous blog posts Cottagecore Home Decor: When Old Meets New and How to Get Your Home Ready For Spring 2022.
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