Month: February 2017

7 of the Best Art Deco Buildings in London

After a grand exhibition debut in Paris, it did not take long for the Art Deco craze to cross the English Channel and make its way to bustling London . From the mid-1920s to the mid-1930s, Art Deco architecture accentuated...

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‘The Art Deco splendour of the Hoover factory’

The historical art deco Hoover Building in Perivale, London, is being restored and will include 66 apartments In 1980 Elvis Costello sang these words about the Hoover Factory: “Five miles out of London on the Western Avenue/Must...

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Art Deco (c.1908 to 1935) in BBC Lifestyle

Art deco began in Europe, particularly Paris, in the early years of the 20th century, but didn’t really take hold until after World War I. It reigned until the outbreak of World War II. It was not just for the elite. By...

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Art Deco Design Influences

Art Deco, like its forerunner Art Nouveau, was an eclectic style and drew on many sources. Designers sought to infuse jaded traditions with new life and to create a modern style based on a revitalised decorative language. To do...

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