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Why the UK is leading the way in wallpaper design

Following a period of minimalism in the UK, when paint ruled the nation's walls, the British buying public is today returning to wallpaper and treating it as an affordable art form, says Melanie Adams, from Wallpaperdirect, the largest online retailer …

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The DIY Art Nouveau wedding invitation books that you'll …

I love Art Nouveau. So we've been making DIY Art Nouveau book invitations, with the help of a very talented friend, who owns an old letterpress. Want to take a peek inside?

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Retro? Vintage? MCM? What's in a name? Part I

Current popular items in this category include, 1970s art glass in reds, orange and turquoise, bar ware in bright floral and metallic patterns, luggage from 1940 to 1960, sports memorabilia form 1930 to 1950 and jewelry and clothing from 1930 to 1970 …

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High life on the ocean wave

But the ship has the genes of a Cunarder, with squirly touches of Art Deco and Art Nouveau, stained glass and acres of wood panelling. Queen Victoria is very brown inside. If the future is rosy, the past, as far as Queen Vic's designers go, is umber …

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Anqiques column: Classics from golden age of Art Deco

René Lalique (1860-1945) was a French designer who remains one of the best known makers of moulded, opalescent glass. He actually began his career as an Art Nouveau jewellery designer, designing pieces for the likes of Cartier! His experiments with …

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Arts and Crafts Metalwork

The “Lily” candelabrum by Jessie M. Preston is an asymmetrical Art Nouveau cast bronze object unlike the others. The candelabrum of hammered and curved copper by Charles Rohlfs is an idiosyncratic, complicated design like his furniture. The Roycroft …

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Show home offers class

The exterior of the home represents the Spanish mansion design, however the interior has elements of art nouveau design and the arts and craft design movement that was at its height during the late 1800s. The front formal rooms have elements of …

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Czech your expectations at the door at Bohemian House

But this beautiful new restaurant near the corner of State and Illinois, which takes the form of an ornate beer hall haunted by the spirit of art nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha, is poised to exploit widespread misunderstanding of the original meaning …

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Freud's City, From Couch to Cafes

On the walls are grainy photographs of the original cafe: equal parts scruffy and grand, with scuffed tables and Art Nouveau chandeliers. Those photos bear no resemblance to the current Korb, loaded with 1950s furniture and vampy photographs of its …

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Jewellery Nouveau – A Way Of Life | Francisca Bauzá // Blog

It is hard to agree on a universal word or phrase for the jewellery art moment we are involved in. Contemporary jewellery, Art jewellery, Artistic jewellery or New jewellery? In this exhibition 'Jewellery Nouveau- A way of life' we are cherishing …

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Gorgeous, Creepy Pages From a Late 19th-Century Art Nouveau Occult Calendar

“The Devil is only the symbol of Evil, as God is the symbol of Good,” de Croze writes in a signed statement on the book's last page, lending credence to the idea that the book was meant to serve as an anthropological curiosity and a work of art, rather …

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The overnight train in Spain

It's a childhood dream of the way a passenger train should look. Parked in a quiet siding in Bilbao's art nouveau Concordia station, the Expreso de la Robla has low-slung carriages with a smart livery in deep green, black and dusty red, the name of the …

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mdolla jewelry: So beautiful. AN ART

AN ART NOUVEAU PERIDOT, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL PENDANT NECKLACE, BY LUCIEN GAUTRAIT ca. 1900. Postado por heloisa às 11:53. Categories: Art Noveau Share Tweet · Show 0 Comments Show widget prev next …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West … Approximately 50 local artists presenting their works, from jewelry to tiles and oil paintings to fabrics. 3265 …

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Fredericksburg: an artful weekend

At the end of the day, August E's on San Antonio Street near Agave Gallery serves up a combination of fine dining and art. The owners describe their aesthetic as “Nouveau Texas Cuisine,” a delicious amalgam of fresh ingredients and creative preparation …

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Six of the best: In-suite plunge pools

Como's most palatial art nouveau hotel is sporting a contemporary facelift. New is the chic T Beach with grill restaurant and fun Pommery champagne bar and T Spa offering bespoke Espa treatments, along with the addition of a fifth floor boasting eight …

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Gorgeous, Creepy Pages from a Late-19th-Century Art Nouveau Occult Calendar

“The Devil is only the symbol of Evil, as God is the symbol of Good,” de Croze writes in a signed statement on the book's last page, lending credence to the idea that the book was meant to serve as an anthropological curiosity and a work of art, rather …

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Solange Azagury-Partridge: Wild Bird

“I'd never worn jewelry, and I didn't think a sparkly solitaire was quite me,” says the London-based jewelry designer, who is entirely self-taught. Over time, she turned her passion into a thriving business. She served as the creative director of …

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Herménégilde Chiasson: Artists must be supported

Numbers have a demogogic way of translating our reality. As president of the Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick, I remember going to Fredericton to meet with the minister of the then department pertaining to culture.

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Ferndale artist's work celebrates the season's transition with themes of death …

Harnish's art gives nods to art nouveau, lowbrow and children's picture books. Her work has been exhibited throughout metro Detroit, including the Damned Exhibition and the Scarab Club Emerging Artists Series. She helps foster art programs at the …

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Art Nouveau-Inspired Illustrations by Eevien Tan …

“Lavish beauties with gorgeous floating hair, flower filled ornaments and delicate, symmetrical borders surrounding the pieces: the classic Art Nouveau elements are all there.” More illustrations via Bleaq · Art Illustration …

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Ferndale artist's work celebrates the season's transition with themes of death …

Harnish's art gives nods to art nouveau, lowbrow and children's picture books. Her work has been exhibited throughout metro Detroit, including the Damned Exhibition and the Scarab Club Emerging Artists Series. She helps foster art programs at the …

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A double vision for Fabergé in St Petersburg – The Art …

St Petersburg will have two museums devoted to the work of Peter Carl Fabergé, jeweller to the tsars. The billionaire collector Viktor Vekselberg, who bought Malcolm Forbes' Fabergé egg collection in 2004 for a sum …

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Turning Our Personal Heroes into Celebrity Chefs

And art nouveau illustrator Echo Chernik will appear wearing a corset and sporting a rolling-pin… oh myyy. Celebrity Chefs will only be made available in the Kickstarter backer version of the game. For more information, check us out on Kickstarter …

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Touring Brussels

Ryanair's announcement that it's now set to fly into Brussels' main airport from Dublin has reignited interest in the area. With Aer Lingus also flying out of Cork to the Belgian capital, we look at what there is to do in the land of waffles, beer …

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Fall foliage near Long Island: 3 great destinations

Three of the best are Jim Thorpe, with a Victorian vibe; nouveau artsy Milford and unspoiled Honesdale. Info … Williamstown, a quintessential New England college town; cultural Stockbridge; and Great Barrington, a vital center of art and commerce. Info.

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'The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears,' From a French Directing Duo

A craggy-faced European businessman, Dan (Klaus Tange), arrives at his modishly decorated pad in an Art Nouveau building to learn that his beloved Edwige has vanished. Her disappearance and his maddened inquiries swiftly become mere pretext for a …

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Museum & Gallery Listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4

They represent a marvelous variety of styles and influences, including Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, classic Chinese traditions, and European folk art. …. Museum of Arts and Design: 'Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography' (through Sept. 14) An …

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Arts & Extras: Tickets on sale for Roanoke 'Live in HD' opera broadcasts

Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the …

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Japanese Cultural Influence Grows in India

According to reports, manga, a Japanese comic art form, and anime have gained in popularity in India. Many young Indians form groups to discuss manga … Several native Indian comics influenced by manga have recently appeared, demonstrating that the …

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HISTORIC AND IMPORTANT WORKS BY ROY LICHTENSTEIN, LEONOR FINI …

Fini was an artist living in Paris for the majority of her career who counted Pablo Picasso, Rene Magritte, Max Ernst, Jean Cocteau, and Salvador Dali amongst her many friends and peers in the art world. “Dialogue Impossible (1994)” (PHOTO 2) depicts a …

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Auction special: Sold!

In another room there's a toss up for my attention between a couple of Surajmukhi (. sun-burst) cabinets, and an art deco sofa suite. Nearby, sitting pretty in a row are 16 silver Chaupar pieces and shining on them brightly are two magnificent Venetian …

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Our fall fashion spread pays homage to the swinging '60s.

Art Nouveau Tibi Pavement dress ($445) at Panache. Dyed brique chinchilla scarf ($2,595) at Mano Swartz Furs. Glass-pearls-pave-cubic-zirconia leverback earrings ($175) at Amaryllis Jewelry. Jon Josef sling back shoes ($245) at The Little Shoebox.

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50 Fantastical Film Interiors

Set inside a labyrinthine Art Nouveau apartment building, the film follows a businessman as he searches for his missing wife. “Soon traditional narrative dissolves into mise en abyme in this kaleidoscopic and vertiginous adventure in sound and image …

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The world's best markets

Built in the 1920s, this art nouveau market is one of the largest in Europe. Look up to … Most popular with students and young tourists, there's something here for everyone – heavy metal T-shirts, bean bags, bicycles, jewellery, records, vintage …

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