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Art Deco Design for Modern Interiors

The glamor of Old Hollywood and the Roaring ‘20s populate Art Deco’s design. Playing off postmodern design, Art Deco is defined by bold colors, geometric shapes, repetitive patterns, metallic accents, clean lines and rich materials.

According to Mansion Global, “The Chrysler building [in New York City] could be said to be the apotheosis of American Art Deco, boldly expressing the new age of modernism made possible by developments in engineering and technology.” In terms of the look for interiors, Mr. Duncan paints a vivid picture, “think [songwriter] Cole Porter’s sleek apartment in the Ritz Tower with cocktails swilled in a penthouse with reflective, lacquered and mirrored surfaces and mohair upholstery in a sunken living room.”

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