Art Deco

Abandoned Art Deco warehouse becomes vibrant vertical village in Memphis

A repurposed 1927 Sears facility reimagined as a 21st century vision of urban life<p>Roughly three miles east of downtown Memphis, Tennessee, a new village has come to life. The reinvention of a former Sears mail-order distribution facility, a hulking Art Deco structure that’s sat vacant for decades, …

Cities

Former Hollywood Reporter Building Approaching Landmark Status

The Sunset Boulevard building that once housed THR and LA Weekly has been submitted by the Art Deco Society for consideration as a historical …

Los Angeles

Behold the Beautiful Designs of Brazil’s 1920s Art Deco Magazine, Para Todos

Art Nouveau, Art Deco… these are terms we associate not only with a particular period in history—the turn of the 20th century and the ensuing …

Culture

20 Examples Of Art Deco Architecture From Around The World

From Moscow to Miami.<p>Since its inception, <i>Arts Décoratifs</i> — also known as Art Deco — has been a symbol of luxury and exuberance. Art Deco style embraces everything from the vibrant colors of Fauvism to the ornate design of Persia, and we're here to help you master it. To truly know your stuff, …

Libraries

L.A.'s old-school glamour

Modern skyscrapers dominate the Los Angeles skyline, but the Art Deco movement that began in the 1920s remains a bedrock of La-La Land's cultural legacy. And as the city's flourishing downtown neighbourhood moves forward, it's looking to the past for inspiration, Alex Bozikovic writes<p>Angels are …

Los Angeles

Art deco original in Sandymout with added space

Bright and roomy semi-detached property for €1.4 million<p>about 8 hours ago<p>Previous ImageNext Image<p>Previous ImagesMore Images<p><b>Address:</b> 3 St Albans Park, …

News (Ireland)

Think Watches Are Boring? This $68,000 Masterwork Begs to Differ

<i>Originally published by Jon Bues on Hodinkee.</i><p>This is the latest timepiece from Urwerk, the UR-105 CT Streamliner, and it's a watch that comes to us …

Build-Outs Of Summer: ReAnimator Coffee In Philadelphia, PA

What’s the statute of limitations for bursting into a modified, coffee-centric version of a famous television theme song? Do such limitations even …

Coffee

This Downtown Lobby Might Be the Most Gorgeous Place to Drink Coffee in LA

Nossa Familia Coffee goes into the classic 1931 Art Deco CalEdison building<p>There’s an amazing new place to drink coffee in Downtown Los Angeles and it’s completely hidden from plain view unless one knows where to look. Tucked into the amazing and redesigned lobby of the CalEdison Building in the …

Los Angeles

WeWork's first Paris space dazzles in Art Deco building

It’s France’s first WeWork outpost<p>WeWork, the New York-based coworking company, has an incredible real estate footprint in the U.S.—and an ever-expanding one around the world. The company’s presence has, for better or worse, changed much of how we think about what a workspace can and should be. In …

Lafayette

Urwerk’s New Streamliner Channels N.Y.C.’s Art Deco History

In recognition of its 20th anniversary, Urwerk releases a watch that pays tribute to its early New York workshop.<p>It’s shocking to think that …

Men's Fashion

Project Runway season 16 episode 4 recap: Sleepwear dreams and nightmares

Project Runway season 16 episode 4, image via Lifetime<p>On this week’s episode the designers were tasked with slipping their models into something more …

Entertainment

Rolex Gold Jump Hour Railway Prince

A hand-wound watch with a jumping hours complication in an art deco–inspired stepped rectangular case does not exactly scream Rolex, but that is …

Watches

Sunset home with serious curb appeal seeks $998K

Art Deco corner gem will have neighbors seeing green<p>There’s something special about corner homes in the Outer Sunset. A closer look at splendor of the neighborhood’s Art Deco specimens, specifically, are exposed via a wider stage.<p>Take, for example, this circa-1940 Art Deco house at 1701 40th Avenue.<p>…

Architecture

Urwerk's UR-105 CT Streamliner brings art deco styling into its latest mechanical masterpiece

Inspired by a trip to New York during the brand's early years, Urwerk founders Martin Frei and Felix Baumgartner unveil the UR-105 CT Streamliner, a …

Paulin Commuter Automatic Watch

Unless you’re a Glaswegian, it’s unlikely that you've heard of Paulin. For the past few years the Scottish company has been quietly creating watches …

Watches

Going to New York Get inspired by the trip itinerary: New York in a Day.

Once a gateway to the USA for millions of immigrants, this small island close to shore is best known for being an immigrant inspection…<p>This is New …

Travel

Home Visit: An Eclectic Art Deco Apartment with a Rooftop Gazebo

Stylist Xanthe Wetzler lives in an Art Deco apartment with pastel pink trimmings in one of Sydney’s most vibrant strips. Macleay Street in Potts …

Houses

The best pregnancy massages

As the news broke this morning that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third baby there was a flurry of excitement and the internet went into overdrive churning pregnancy advice - something that no doubt, will last for the next six months. With this in mind, we decided to offer something a …

Pregnancy

Mumbai: Art cinema Diana Talkies gets demolished

The cinema was identified as a defunct structure in 2016. Pic courtesy/Mohammed Esa Shaikh<b><br>The cinema was identified as a defunct structure in 2016.</b> …

Meher Marfatia: On the waterfront

An archival picture of the view of the Taj Mahal Hotel and the apartment blocks that lend the 100 metre north-south axis between the Taj and Radio …

Urwerk Celebrates 20th Anniversary With the UR-105 CT Streamliner

Featuring a unique shape and Art Deco influences in its design.<p>Known for its history of bold, attention-grabbing timepieces, independent Swiss watchmaker Urwerk celebrates its 20th anniversary with the UR-105 CT Streamliner. With geometric angularity and symmetry that are direct Art Deco …

Irish moviemaker twins who built their own Art Deco cinemas

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Sara Karloff is a regular visitor here, Boris Karloff's daughter," moviemaker and retired schoolteacher Noel Spence tells CNN Travel, standing in the 70-seater cinema he converted by hand from a hen house beside his home in Northern Ireland.<p>There are more than 5,000 miles and six decades …

Home Theater

New York City Jewelry & Watch Show Returns in October

New York--The New York City Jewelry & Watch Show has announced it will return to the New York Metropolitan Pavilion from Oct. 27 to 30.<p>The third …

Jewelry

One Historic Day in Downtown L.A.

Visitors to Los Angeles often think of the city as a Johnny-come-lately, especially when compared to historic East Coast cities that date back to …

Los Angeles

Which house do you live in? 13 illustrations depict British houses through the ages

Here's a bit about your home's past...<p>The home is an important concept for the British, reflected in the famous saying "an Englishman's home is his …

Arts and Crafts movement

13 beautiful illustrations depict British houses through the ages

Here's a bit about your home's past...<p><b>The home is an important concept for the British, reflected in the famous saying 'an Englishman's home is his</b> …

Architecture

For $5,400/month, a stylish Chelsea rental with Art Deco flair

The one-bedroom apartment is loaded with condo-level finishes<p>Rental listings, particularly under a certain price point, often mean sanitized white boxes with little to jog the imagination about what home there could look like. But a new Chelsea rental turns that concept on its head. The one-bedroom …

Stylish

Documenting the Art Deco Riches of Mumbai

There’s a little-known trove of Deco buildings hiding in the Indian megacity, and local preservationists are hunting them down.<p>While aficionados of Art Deco architecture swoon over New York’s Chrysler Building, Paris’ Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and Miami’s South Beach, the Art Deco gems of another …

India