Art Deco: The Timeless Style Adding Instant Glamour To Your Home

Lifestyle
By Ashling McCloy | 21st February 2023
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With the Oscars just around the corner, isn’t it time to bring a little old Hollywood glitz into our homes? We say yes to golden tones, flamboyant furniture and all the grandeur that only the art deco era can bring. Up the opulence with this season’s take on Gatsby-style decor.

 

The 1920s were aptly named the Roaring Twenties for good reason. It was a time of cocktails and decadence; speakeasies and illicit antics. Understandably all this frivolity influenced both the fashion and design of the time. Creators pushed boundaries and challenged ideas, embracing a more theatrical and luxurious style. Post-war, people wanted to leave austerity behind and indulge in a new more positive way of life. The Art Deco period allowed for escapism and hope, which we could all do with right now. So take elements, like the geometric or curvilinear shapes, dramatic glass lamps, wood veneers, rich greens or soft pinks to really inject a level of lavishness to your own home.

 

 

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Immerse yourself in The Great Gatsby; look to incredible bars and hotels across the globe for inspiration. You have The Sheraton Grand London Park Lane hotel as the perfect ode to art deco or the Ricco Lounge if you really want to step back in time. Maybe you’re just in it for the dirty martini or maybe you’re planning on infusing this inspo into your living room, either way, we’re on board for this very fabulous research trip.

Ultimately you can go all in or simply pick up on the decorative details. As you begin your search for interior finds, you’ll discover numerous original pieces as the look has become more favoured of late. Narchie, the social marketplace for homeware, is a treasure trove of art deco furniture and design. For a contemporary take on the look, both Swoon and Cult Furniture, have nailed the sleek lines and plush finishes of the period, while Lust Home and Divine Savages have brought the era back to life through their rich wallpapers and fabrics.

If you’re bored of the bland, then take this opportunity to amplify, turn up the glamour. In the words of F.Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, “The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want.”

 

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A celebrated art deco hotel in the heart of London Mayfair, The Sheraton Grand London Park Lane is a luxury five star hotel and the epitome of glamour.

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