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Art Deco: The Mid-Century Trend Your Living Room Needs

Art Deco – The Art Deco Trend is rather influential in the world of interior design, inspiring especially textile and furniture design. Art Deco is the new mid-century modernism interior trend. As one of the most inspiring, opulent and glamorous periods in design history, hints of Art Deco are popping up in detailing on tables, chairs, lighting and the mixed metals trend also give a nod to the style. Join Best Design Books and discover everything about this design trend:       DANDY SIDEBOARD Sleek and stylish, the Dandy Sideboard truly embodies the best from Scandinavian design roots. Since it is very versatile, it can be used as a drinks cabinet and be placed both in a living or dressing room. Its body is entirely made of solid walnut wood and it resembles a kitsch radio because of its shape and the use of grill cloth on the doors. GET PRICE   REEVES CHAIR An accent chair that could easily be considered a piece of futuristic furniture, due to its edgy and stylish design. The chair-back and legs are made of a tubular brass structure, simulating a crescent bow on the back. Finished with single loose cushions, both on the seat and back. GET…

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Interior Design Trend For 2019: Deco Revival

Deco Revival – Deco Revival is an explosion of brass, opaline, and velvet in a very creative way. It’s all about having fun and forgetting what’s common while rediscovering what’s essential. Today, Best Design Books bring to you Deco Revival Trend, with simplified forms, daring colors and marked geometry. Take a look:   With an art deco inspiration, Vincent is a timeless example of good taste. With a white marble base and a body handmade in solid walnut, it is the amount of detail that went into building this mid-century credenza that makes it unique. Staying true to the mid-century modern style, Marco armchair brings an uncommon round shape with curvy and comfortable arms. With a very natural and sleek look, as comfortable as it can get, this accent chair strays true to its origins. This armchair brings the velvet goodness of the bestsellers, high-quality craftsmanship and an identity of its own. It is perfect for any living room or bedroom corner, a love seat that brings comfort and coziness for two. Kleopatra, a carpet inspired by ancient Egypt, not only for the chromatic choice but also for the linear and rigid graphics that served as the basis of language throughout history….

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2019 Spring Summer Interior Design Inspirations

Spring Summer Interior Design Inspiration – The spring has finally arrived! The days are getting longer and the flowers are blossoming. For that reason, Best Design Books decided to show you what will be trending in interior design this spring and summer. From Art Deco to Animal Print, these are the design trends for these two wonderful seasons. Written By Rui Soares Written by Margarida Domingos   ART DECO  The Art Deco Trend is rather influential in the world of interior design, inspiring especially textile and furniture design. Art Deco is the new mid-century modernism interior trend. As one of the most inspiring, opulent and glamorous periods in design history, hints of Art Deco are popping up in detailing on tables, chairs, lighting and the mixed metals trend also give a nod to the style. GET PRICE With the dawn of Art Deco, furniture and decor moved beyond just function and transformed into sculptures that mimicked architecture. It was all about smooth and streamlined surfaces, vertical lines, and geometric patterns such as zigzags, chevrons, and starbursts. From a color perspective, pink continues to be very strong in decoration. Given that, we expect colors that complement the blush hue to do very well, specifically, olive green, oxblood, and navy. ECLECTIC CLUTTER …

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Design Trends 2019: Art Deco Meets Retro Vibe 

Written by Cristiano Galveias Art Deco Retro Vibe     Art Deco Retro Vibe is glamorous and vintage in equal doses, evoking glorious times in a modern way. You can expect curated interior design atmospheres where luxury and glamour go hand in hand. Today, Best Design Books Blogs will show you that it’s possible to transform art deco into exclusive pieces of furniture, lighting, and upholstery. Prepare to be amazed: Retro or vintage-inspired design is a style that is imitative or consciously derivative of lifestyles, trends or art forms from the historical past, including in music, movies, and fashion. But it also works pretty well when it comes to interior design.  Turner art deco table lamp was inspired by the electrifying and memorable dance moves of the iconic pop singer. Tuner is a large table lamp handmade in brass and aluminium.  A versatile piece, that can be used in almost any room of your house, this brass desk lamp looks its best when placed in a modern home office or art deco inspired living room. Monocles dressing table has a mid-century feel and is constructed of solid walnut wood and offers three front drawers produced in gold plated brass. This retro table is supported by atomic legs and features a set of 3 bullseye mirrors with a brass rim. The smaller ones rotate vertically, providing flexibility. Mira is the representation of Cleopatra, where life emerges in the form of…

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Be Inspired by 3 Design Moodboards Based on the Art Deco Movement

The Art Deco Trend is rather influential in the world of interior design, inspiring especially textile and furniture design. Art Deco is the new mid-century modernism interior trend. As one of the most inspiring, opulent and glamorous periods in design history, hints of Art Deco are popping up in detailing on tables, chairs, lighting and the mixed metals trend also give a nod to the style. Today, the Best Design Books blog will show you a trinity of design moodboards that are based on this incredibly artistic movement.     First, let’s talk a bit about the origins of this trendy style. The Art Deco movement had its inception in the 1920s and 1930s in France. Here, the style was used in a combination of newly developed materials and luxurious ones, from ivory to mahogany as well as shagreen, chrome, and plate-glass.       A few years later, the movement made its way to America where artists and architects celebrated the idea of modern life through their use of new materials and emphasis on luxury.         With the dawn of Art Deco, furniture and decor moved beyond just function and transformed into sculptures that mimicked architecture. It was all about smooth…

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Be Inspired by Two Moodboards that Highlight the Fringe Design Trend

With the spring fast approaching, one design trend that often becomes a success during this season is the fringe design trend. While this trend is more regularly used in the fashion world, many interior designers resort to fringing because it adds a unique touch to home interiors. Today, the Best Design Books blog explores two singular design moodboards that highlight many products that follow this outstanding trend, so take a look.       Originally used for furniture as a way to keep textile trims from unravelling, fringe has a long history in home decor, from Victorian lampshades to hippy 60s curtains. Love it or hate it, it’s a trend that always re-emerges in fashion and decor.   Alice suspension lamp by Home’Society   For many, this design trend can be a bit over the top and especially old-fashioned, however, nowadays, others actually see it as a fabulous way to add beautiful accents to a modern interior design while also adding a flair of Art Deco. The fringe trend is light and fun, young and glamorous, and it certainly offers a splendorous touch to one’s interiors.       Skyscraper floor lamp by Home’s Society   It is especially used in throw…

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Floral Buildings: Art Nouveau Marvels Across Europe

Floral Buildings: Art Nouveau Marvels Across Europe – At the turn of the 20th century, architecture took an imaginative leap. As new construction materials and technologies met such far-flung stimuli as the Far East, Nirvana, and the unleashed unconscious of Freudian psychoanalysis, buildings by the likes of Gaudí, Horta, Hoffmann, Loos, and Mackintosh instilled structure with the sinuous lines of nature, surfaces with a fairy-tale shimmer, and spaces with an ethereal wash of light or shadowy, mysterious hush. For this dramatic portfolio, the late architectural photographer Keiichi Tahara travelled across Europe to present the finest examples of this Art Nouveau architecture. From the glamorous façade of the Grand Hotel Europa to the elaborate sweep of a staircase or the perfect poise of a single chandelier, Tahara captures the intricate details as much as the holistic spatial effects of these ambitious, marvelous structures. With an eye attuned to the style’s organic detailing, he surveys its floral patterns, vine-like balustrades, and the soft, hollow interiors that seem to summon us into some primordial place. Drenched in sunshine or draped in dramatic shadows, Tahara’s pictures excel in evoking not only the unrivaled aura of these buildings but also the particular, fin-de-siècle spirit of…

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The essential guide: Design of the 20th Century by Taschen Books

Charlotte&Peter Fiell have written numerous Taschen books,including1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A–Z,Scandinavian Design, Designing the 21st Century, Graphic Design for the 21st Century,1000 Lights and Contemporary Graphic Design. They also edited Taschen’s Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928-1999. From Art Noveau to minimalism and everything in between Design of the 20th Century (published by Taschen) shows clearly that the previous century was marked by momentous changes in the field of design. Aesthetics entered into everyday life with often staggering results. Our homes and workplaces turned into veritable galleries of style and innovation. From furniture to graphics, it`s all here – the work of artists who have shaped and recreated the modern world with a dizzying variety of materials. From the organic to the geometric, from Art Deco, through to Pop and High-Tech, this book contains all the great names – Harry Bertoia, De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Philippe Starck, Charles and Ray Eames, to name only a very few. This essential book is a comprehensive journey through the shapes and colors, forms and functions of design history in the 20th century. An A-Z of designers and design schools, which builds into a complete picture of contemporary living. Lavishly illustrated, this is design in the fullest sense. “This is…

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In the Spirit of Miami Beach

In the Spirit of Miami Beach – What Venice was to the world during the Renaissance era, so Miami is to the world today. An active melting pot of cultures; where Art Deco contends with Spanish Baroque; where artists mingle with athletes, models, and socialites; where South Americans and Eastern Europeans sit together for espressos on Ocean Drive. This book explores Miami Beach style, from the mythical Lincoln Road to Art Basel Miami, one of the leading international art fairs. With an in-depth look at its historical past as well as its present-day glamour, In The Spirit of Miami Beach elegantly captures the city’s vibrant personality and cultural jubilance. With an exuberant text by noted author, entertainer, and bon vivant David Leddick, this rich volume brings one of the world’s hottest destinations to colourful life. The book concludes with a selective guide on the hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and spas to experience “stylish Miami”. About the author David Leddick is the author of several novels as well as several highly regarded art photography books. His novels include My Worst Date, Never Eat In, The Sex Squad, and The Handsomest Man in the World, and his art compilations include The Male…

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