1920s french high end art deco furniture was made from the most fabulous woods such as ebony and burl walnut maple or ash.
Famous art deco furniture.
Wood art deco furniture some furniture used rich hard woods like ebony or macassar and also featured veneers or very thin layers of wood used as a surface covering of exotic woods like zebrawood.
Art deco furniture materials.
The organic contours of art nouveau on the outside of buildings were matched by equally compelling interiors.
Art deco is primarily defined by its eclectic choice of styles.
Lalique was a french designer known for his glass art perfume bottles vases jewelry chandeliers and clocks which he produced first in the art nouveau and then in the art deco style.
Cubism played a significant role in her aesthetic.
Jan 24 2017 on this board we highlight furniture designs related to the famous art movement art nouveau c 1890 c 1910.
Art deco is however all about style and stylish pieces with symmetrical lines and geometric patterns are and always will be the most in demand.
Famous for their exquisite avant garde designs and richly coloured veneers the pair took over their father s furniture workshop in east london in 1929 and immediately set about creating a range of innovative furniture that represented the best of art deco design in the early to mid 1930s.
Designers had creative freedom to create furnishings which were detailed to the last door handle chair or.
The brothers harry and lou epstein are two of europe s most distinguished art deco cabinet makers.
Lacquer also appeared in some of her major pieces.
Within a smaller space patrons could be more daring.
The use of glass a fragile and brittle material increases the object s status as a rare and decadent purchase.
Initially trained as a painter and close to many iconic figures in that world eyre de lanux also made her mark as an art deco furniture designer.
Towards the end of the 1920s ebony and other exotic woods were becoming scarce and exotic veneers from overseas such as brazilian jacaranda zebra wood palmwood and calamander.
Born in 1894 her interior design projects spanned from chicago to paris.