Features of the Art Deco Straightforward elegance combined with attractive, lush ornaments. In the art, flat, floral, almost expansive 2D motifs are particularly popular, with contours that are still sharp and clean. Pomp and shine, which was pressed as curved ornamentation in geometrically exact shapes: Under this premise, pieces of furniture, buildings and works of art, which were characterized by bold motives and noble materials, developed the desire for luxury and expressive beauty with the outbreak of the Art Deco lost its importance during the Second World War, although it was able to assert itself as a style in the direction of the US in particular and entered a design era relatively late. At the beginning of the 1950s, Art Deco still influenced the understanding of aesthetics in many places. Mainly in industrial design. In the 1980s, the designer regained some style features of the Art Deco era, and today the Art Deco enjoyment of the original objects is back in popularity.
Looking for Art Deco originals from the 20s and 30s, it can be found mainly at flea markets or online auction houses. However, modern interpretations of the Art Deco do not have to hide behind it, as the following great finds prove.
5 pretty lamps and lights in Art Deco style
Especially fine eye-catching lights and lamps from the Art Deco period. Like so much time should not stand for furniture, pictures and lamps, only the benefit is in the foreground. Instead, emphasis was placed on the lush design of the furniture itself, at least as much as on its decorative features. And if an art deco lamp is a bit decorative – the name says it all.
The design of this floor lamp is a prime example of Art Deco aesthetics: clear design, elegant look and floral design. The lamp reminds your cup-shaped lamp to a tulip and thus meets the expectations of the organic properties in the design. At the same time, the silver elements and the dark wood look particularly elegant and noble. This floor lamp is a very successful replica of a particularly popular in the 20s lamp shape:
In this ceiling lamp is reflected the particularly wise Ostentation, the Art Deco as well. Tassels made of glass reflect the light very cleanly, giving the hanging lamp another decorative touch. The shimmering of the green glass elements in the brass version of this art deco lamp is very valuable. Again, a modern interpretation has created classic objects that do not hide behind the original:
Anyone who could afford to have an expensive and elegant Art Deco interior in the 1920s and 1930s wanted to show it off. What would a chandelier in the bedroom, where no one can see him, come to visit? And so the very noble lamps were found especially in salons and corridors, where they could be admired by everyone.