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Peek Inside an Exquisite Art Deco Mansion in West Palm

Peek Inside an Exquisite Art Deco Mansion in West Palm

For years on his way to and from work, investment professional Lee Munder drove past a West Palm Beach art-deco mansion designed by Belford Shoumate in 1937. Shoumate was responsible for some 1,500 structures in the area before he died in 1991, leaving behind a stunning architectural legacy including Bermuda, colonial, and art-deco styles that changed the [...]

July 27, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Peek Inside an Exquisite Art Deco Mansion in West Palm

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

We love those curved walls.Photos courtesy of Guerilla Realty Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Price: $250,000 This chipper Art Deco-style home was designed [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Photos courtesy of Joseph Lucier, Sotheby’s The top-floor unit at 1940 Broadway in Pacific Heights is on offer for a staggering $8.2 million, a sum liable to give house hunters a touch of vertigo even before they ascend to the penthouse level. The ad for the three-bed, two-and-a-half bath, 2,900-square-foot condo frames it as a [...]

May 12, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Art Deco improvements in private surrounds in Blackrock

Art Deco improvements in private surrounds in Blackrock

Barry and Maureen O’Neill got a taste for Art Deco design after visiting a Charles Rennie Mackintosh house outside Glasgow years ago, a taste that inspired some of the changes they’ve made to their home in Blackrock, Co Dublin, in the 35 years they’ve lived there. Dovedale is a flat-roofed Art Deco-style house built in [...]

May 4, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Art Deco improvements in private surrounds in Blackrock

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Colors Textures and Patterns at Lynne Cunningham Art

Colors Textures and Patterns at Lynne Cunningham Art

Lynne Cunningham has an outstanding career as a landscape architect and had completed many urban public projects in Northern California. So that’s not unusual that her paintings are focuses on subjects as cityscapes, landscapes, memory paintings or derived from nature. My paintings are contemporary and expressionist. I work with a color palette inspired by nature, and [...]

February 14, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Colors Textures and Patterns at Lynne Cunningham Art

House Proud: Art Deco

House Proud: Art Deco

Harlequin’s new Momentum wallpaper collection is very much inspired by the early 20th century. This iridescent Makalu ombre and chevron pattern makes a strong style statement in a room and works best when paired with plainly upholstered furniture like the taupe linen pictured. It costs €74 per roll from all Harlequin stockists. (harlequin.co.uk) Made out [...]

February 2, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on House Proud: Art Deco

Arc Design triumphs with its art deco Wicklow home

Arc Design triumphs with its art deco Wicklow home

A Wicklow-based architecture firm has won a prestigious UK award for its design of a house in Greystones, Co Wicklow. Delgany-based Arc Design was shortlisted in two categories at the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) annual awards and won the overall Alan King Award for Streamline House. Arc was also commended in the technical [...]

November 24, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Arc Design triumphs with its art deco Wicklow home

Community buy-out of controversial art deco building hits the skids

Community buy-out of controversial art deco building hits the skids

A campaign led by Phil Doig to stop the potential demolition of  56 Barrack Street gained almost 800 signatures of support. Home to former furniture store Robertson’s for almost 130 years until the firm’s demise in 2011, plans have been lodged with Dundee City Council to turn the building into student accommodation. Mr Doig had formed [...]

November 6, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Community buy-out of controversial art deco building hits the skids

House of the Week: Rare heritage-listed art deco home in Balmain

House of the Week: Rare heritage-listed art deco home in Balmain

Sydney is fortunate to have retained a decent collection of art deco architecture but most of it is concentrated in the eastern suburbs, with a smattering around Manly in the north and Brighton-Le-Sands in the south. So to find this heritage-listed example in Balmain is something of a rarity, the more so because it’s art [...]

November 6, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on House of the Week: Rare heritage-listed art deco home in Balmain

Aligning the Art Deco chakra: Backyard Yoga Studio

Aligning the Art Deco chakra: Backyard Yoga Studio

More than a space for practising yoga, this clever little pavilion by Folk Architects is also a reminder of the value of nature and a nod to the heritage of the home it’s tucked behind. Life in the Western world tends to be fast-paced and demanding. We are bombarded with information, overstimulated and contactable 24/7 [...]

October 22, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Aligning the Art Deco chakra: Backyard Yoga Studio