So, you’ve been itching to break away from the usual farm-like, vintage styles found around the internet and magazine world, hmm? Eventually some of it tends to blend together – farmhouse homes begin to look traditional, while modern design can be regarded as industrial. Well, there is one concept that isn’t as commonly found today anymore; we’d like to re-introduce Art Deco!
Art Deco is a style of architecture, widely popular throughout the 1920′s and 30′s. Characterized by clean, geometric lines, many of these buildings can still be viewed throughout the Miami Beach, Chicago and Detroit areas. Also a notable feature of Art Deco design is the use of strong, bold colors and finishes.Read More
Robin Muto is an interior and lighting designer based out of Rochester, New York. We recently stumbled across a few of her wonderful design projects while browsing the blogosphere.
“Tasteful, Timeless, Comfortable, Refined”
These are the four words Robin uses to describe her design philosophy. However, this particular photo caught my eye right away. By the looks of this Art Deco style bathroom, she clearly holds true to that ideology. It truly embodies the Art Deco design motif.Read More
Creating a fan that takes on a personality all on its own is unusual, but it happens in instances where the design is so revolutionary that it creates an element of intrigue that spreads through the market. One such fan that breaks the mold of traditional designs is the Voltare Ceiling Fan; this bold example of Art Deco styling creates a modern centerpiece that is sure to garner praise for years to come. Unlike other ceiling fans the unique motor housing and light are combined together to form a pointed acorn shaped center structure, with the high sitting motor driving the blades through the upper portion of the fan housing. Branching out past the motor is a series of 5 tubular arms that attach an equaled number of triangularly shaped wood blades. This rare concept is not focused squarely upon appearance, but is designed with maximum performance in mind due to the aggressive 14Read More
Sometimes a unique design will sell a fan, but this time itâ€™s performance and style coupled together that created such a bold fan. The Pharos Ceiling Fan blends aesthetic appeal and performance to produce outstanding air circulation with a powerful motor to provide exceptional air distribution while allowing bright light to spread from the series of five louvers. The art deco styling adds to the overall appearance of the fan, and louvers act as a glare reducer to the 120-watt light. Multiple blade options, lighting choices, and finishes are available for the Pharos Ceiling Fan allowing this fan to match any setting or decorative design. This stunning modern design is a great addition to any home, office, or restaurant that desires a standout fan to deliver ample amounts of power and uncompromising style.
The Art Deco Era explored the fine points of modern design by simplifying form and introducing sweeping organic forms to all areas of design. The lighting of this era also became known for its unique architectural lines that allowed many styles to be adaptable to rooms with existing decor. The Washington Bath Bracket displays a classic Art Deco design, the elegant lines and simple forms combined together create an unmatched vintage reproduction. The versatility of this style allows it to be placed in rooms with various eclectic genres without clashing and creating an inharmonious setting. The defined ribbed glass of the Washington Bath Bracket adds to the crisp details of this light that comes in multiple sizes with several finish options available. The Washington Bath Bracket is representative of the quality that you can expect from our Vintage Inspired Lighting, which offers a collection of sconces based on the vintage lighting from this period.