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A star in the making: the Corinthia Hotel Budapest

It's breathtaking how many styles this city throws up, from Communist-era sludge to Art Nouveau delicacy, French Renaissance icing and sharp Brutalist angles. Weaving their way through the mêlée are the arterial boulevards, peppered with rusting Soviet …

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Producing Molière in the Kardashian age

Molière's original is about some nouveau riche young women who take their new-found wealth far too seriously and make themselves look extremely silly in their attempts to be on top of art and fashion. It's a frequent theme of the French master …

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Giants Causeway to get pride of place on Paris Metro

A large proportion of the posters feature the Metro stations themselves with their Art Nouveau architecture and design. Many renowned artists designed posters for the Metro in the past and many of the images are now collectors' items and seen as works …

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Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Case To Be Heard By Federal Judge

The Oregon State Capitol Building in Salem was designed in Art Deco style by architect Francis Keally of the New York firm of Trowbridge & Livingston. It was completed in 1938 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. By JONATHAN J.

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Itinerary | An Artist's View of Brussels

… temple built in the 1930s and founded by the architect Phillippe Rothier, La Loge is a contemporary art space and community gathering place of sorts in Ixelles, a district known for its distinctive Art Nouveau architecture.

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PhotoReflect: Faded flowers and Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The reputation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) has never been higher than in recent years. It's difficult to go into a bookshop, a "craft" store, or a jewellers without coming across his name. Books, brooches, posters …

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Increasingly affluent Americans desire to have a … – Fingerlog

At first it was just a small stationery jewelry stores, but there are great Charles ideals and aspirations , hopes to become a world-class brand Tiffany . … 1870 Paris World's Fair , Tiffany will be awarded for the first time the world 's attention to emerge , followed by its active participation in the […]

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Battersea Power Station's towers must be demolished for flat redevelopment

1980: In recognition of its Art Deco splendour, the Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Heseltine lists Battersea Power Station as a building of special architectural and historical interest. 1982: Battersea B ceases operations. 1984 …

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Remember When: Many memories were made at Municipal Auditorium

As an old Shreveporter I've known of its 1929 birth and its dedication to the soldiers of World War I. Most importantly is its architect, Sam G. Wiener, a native son, and his fine example of art deco architecture. Put all these facts and memories …

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Tiffany & Co. dedicates annual Blue Book to gemstone trend …

On the occasional page, Tiffany included a quote from famous artists, authors, musicians and Louis Comfort Tiffany, son of brand founder Charles Lewis Tiffany. Each quote used in the 2014 Blue Book describes color as …

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IMAS: “Sacred Visions” Stained Glass Windows from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Studios, 12-4-13

From the private collection of Dr. Lawrence & Esperanza Gelman, “Sacred Visions: Stained Glass Windows from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Studios” is the third l…

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Sterling Silver Presentation Bowl – Art Nouveau Style – Antique George V – AC Silver (W8511)

A fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver presentation bowl in the Art Nouveau style; an addition to our ornamental silverware collectio…

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Cairn Scotland Charles Rennie Mackintosh Sterling Silver Earrings “Saltire” CRMA605

http://cairnscotland.com/ Charles Rennie Mackintosh Sterling Silver earrings CRMA605 Cairn Scotland sapphire & cubic zirconia. “Saltire”

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Peter Carl Faberge Google Doodle – Audio Commentary

Google Doodle Honors Peter Carl Faberge http://www.cheapohippo.com/?p=26496 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Carl_Faberg%C3%A9 Peter Carl Fabergé also know…

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COGNAC HARDY LALIQUE CARAFE PRINTEMPS 2013

Lalique et la Maison de cognac Hardy se sont associées pour créer la « carafe Printemps », dont l’esthétique est directement inspirée des flacons de parfums …

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12 reasons Oxford is the best city in the UK

With pubs dating back to 1242, coupled with a thriving culture of art, music and drama, it takes only a short walk down one of our cobbled streets to see that Oxford is without a doubt, the best city in the UK. Here are 12 reasons why: 1. Awe inspiring …

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Koloman Moser: Austrian artist – Art Nouveau | Articulos …

Koloman Moser 1868 – 1918 was an Austrian artist who exerted considerable influence on twentieth-century graphic art and one of the foremost artists of the Vienna Secession movement and a co-founder of Wiener … During his life, Moser designed a wide array of art works – books and graphic works from postage stamps to magazine […]

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Diamond and Natural Pearl Choker, 1900 – A.lain R. T.ruong

Conch pearl, natural pearl & tahitian pearl jewelry @ m.s. rau antiques · A natural pearl … 18 karat gold, enamel, pink sapphire, natural pearl and diamond pendant-necklace, lucien gautrait, maison gariod, france · An antique …

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Без заголовка. Обсуждение на LiveInternet – Российский …

Цитата сообщения La_belle_epoque Прочитать целикомВ свой цитатник или сообщество! Art Nouveau jewellery. Lucien Gautrait Сканы мне прислал Воронков Сергей, за что ему большое спасибо!

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Imperial Easter Eggs | The Met Store Blog

After being awarded the gold medal at the 1882 Pan-Russian Exhibition in Moscow for his immaculate replicas of ancient gold pieces in the Hermitage collections, jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé's (1846–1920) work came to the attention of the Imperial family. In 1885, he received … His workshop produced a broad variety of objets d'art, such as […]

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Jewelry News Network: Happy Golden Easter

Among the most famous eggs in the world are the “Imperial” Easter Eggs created by Carl Fabergé of the House of Faberger. These were made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II to give as Easter gifts for their …

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An Echo From the Past: A Lost Fabergé Egg Reappears

Back in 1885, a Russian jeweler named Peter Carl Fabergé (1846 – 1920), a Russian jeweller, made the first egg. It was commissioned by Russian Tsar Alexander III, who wanted to give his wife an Easter egg made of gold.

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Five Things You Didn't Know About Miller's Shoe Parlor in downtown Jackson

The exterior of the store features one of the oldest art-deco shoe signs in Michigan. “It's actually made out of what is called 'bar glass,'” Shotwell explained. “It is all colored stained glass; not painted metal or anything like that. The neon has …

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HOME TRENDS Design details feature classic styles with a modern twist

The kitchen is another area of the home that is seeing a resurgence in classic styles, with a bit of a modern twist. The spaces are opening up, but darker stains are coming back into fashion, as are Art Deco lines. "I like clean lines, and I like …

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Go East, Young Renters

… a century-old, yellow-and-brown Edwardian on the corner of 20th and Folsom, tucked away from the neighborhood's main thoroughfare of taquerias, fruit stands, Asian groceries, cocktail bars, vaporized tobacco shops, decaying art deco theaters and …

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Napier's brief Deco bus era nears the last stop

Napier's problem-child Art Deco buses are looking for new homes after the city council's decision to abandon the tourism bus service. The decision on how to dispose of "Veronica" and "Belle", two buses rebuilt in the US from chassis bought in France …

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15 of the world's most spectacular theaters

It was designed by Aussie architect Eli White, but his decision to base his masterpiece on the work of American John Eberson resulted in a mishmash of Gothic, Italian and art deco styles. The theater contains the second largest chandelier in the world …

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Inside Jackknife Bar, Inside the Art Deco Hotel Sentinel

Over the weekend, the 4,000-square-foot Jackknife Bar officially checked into downtown's revamped Sentinel (formerly known as the Governor Hotel), bringing an energetic craft cocktail bar to Sentinel's Art Deco-inspired lobby. As previously reported …

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Contextual Influences in Art and Design: Art Nouveau

He stared his job of a jeweller in 1891 with his father in a family business, then the company became his in 1895. In 1919 Fouquet's son started to work for his company. Fouquet's style was based on the Art Nouveau and the …

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How to Usage Giants Correctly in Scission of Clans The …

It previously was over the stop of your nineteenth Millennium that will John p Carl Faberge, jewelry sales person to Ukrainian Tsars, reintroduced any rigorous sewing in to jewellery design. Exactly like the artisan jewelers with …

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tiffanyaaaa – He was an American Tiffany necklaces

Louis Comfort Tiffany's company made lamps, windows, doors, jewelry, metalwork, ceramics, lost glass mosaics, etc. and he founded the Tiffany Glass Company in 1885 but it no longer exists. His father, Charles Lewis Tiffany, previously had …

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel-winning author, hailed

Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday at age 87, was eulogized in a brief ceremony Monday evening in the dramatic art deco lobby by the presidents of both Mexico and Colombia, two countries linked by the writer through his birth, life, heritage and career.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez is mourned by thousands at Mexico City memorial service

Mr Garcia Marquez, widely considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time was eulogized in the dramatic art deco lobby by the presidents of both Mexico and Colombia, two countries linked by the writer through his birth, life …

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Absolute Serenity: Where To Go For Wellness/Pampering In The Himalayan …

Since we arrived in the late afternoon, a high tea spread laden with French pastry was placed in the center of the Art Deco salon—a perfect fusion of gluttony and spiritual renewal. (I wondered what Oprah, a recent guest, made of that dichotomy.) And …

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Art Nouveau Museum spiral stair | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Art Nouveau Museum spiral stair. … Follow Ricardo Liberato liber Member since 2004. Taken on October 6, 2009; 1,458 Views; 1 Gallery · liber's photostream (3,732) · 9; Riga; Art Nouveau Museum spiral stair; Art Nouveou Museum; Jurmala …

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