Nearly 100 years after its heyday, Art Deco is having a glamorous new revival. The last few years have seen Art Deco influences aplenty, from the stages of the Academy Awards to the runways of famous fashion houses. The era’s distinctive geometry, dense patterning, and love affair with metals—gleaming gold anyone?—are echoed in interior design schemes, modern furniture, fabrics and contemporary wallpaper motifs. On this page, a few of our favorite examples of Art Deco-influenced modern design.
Art Deco's distinctive geometry, dense patterning, and love affair with metals are echoed in contemporary interior design schemes, modern furniture, fabrics and wallpaper motifs.
Arteriors Prescott Oval Mirror
A sunburst of slender iron elements in antiqued gold leaf finish imbues this modern mirror with its distinctly Art Deco character, a glamorous decorative piece for entryway, bedroom, or hallway.
Italian luxury fashion label Etro's 2017 spring/summer collection showcased the company's preoccupation with textile motifs—including a series of striking Art Deco influenced geometric prints.
— Via Architectural Digest
Entrance to Toronto Home by Anne Hepfer
A gold-edged asymmetric mirror and blue lucite console make for a beguilingly beautiful—and elegantly grand—entrance to a Toronto home, designed by Canadian interior designer Anne Hepfer.
Blu Dot Bloke Chair
Though squarely contemporary, the striking Bloke Chair by Blu Dot has a decadent aura, its enveloping, geometric form and plush cushioning inviting guests to sit down and stay awhile. Swathed in ochre velvet, Bloke harkens back to a sophisticated, luxurious era when more was definitely better.
2017's most glamorous event—the Academy Awards—featured the dazzling set designs of Derek McLane, who created a suite of Art Deco-inspired stage compositions—"whimsical, spectacular, and, to an extent, escapist"—that fittingly captured the enduring allure of movie stardom and the unabashed decadence of Hollywood's biggest night.
Kelly Hoppen's Linear Wallpaper for Graham & Brown oozes sophistication, its black and white geometric pattern laced with gleaming gold metallic lines. A stunning backdrop to any interior scheme, this contemporary wallpaper adds graphic panache—and just a touch of Art Deco decadence—to any room or space.
With its striking architectural presence, the Arteriors Hierarchy Collection by Celerie Kemble lends both geometric and organic beauty to any interior setting. Comprising cocktail table and console table, this modern furniture suite features graduated layers of intrictely carved and sustainably sourced mango wood, a richly detailed design with a distinct Art Deco character.