Inspiration: The Return of Art Deco in Design

Short for Arts Décoratifs, the Art Deco style originated in Paris in the early 20th century and became popular in the 1920s. By interpreting old-world luxury and glamour through a modernist lens, Art Deco balanced beauty and function — and its standout examples of design and architecture are more relevant than ever today.

Here are a few of our favorite Art Deco references — old and new.


The Strand Palace Hotel, England, 1909

Unknown Art Deco interior

The Odeon Cinema, London, 1937

The Glass Salon, designed by Paul Ruaud, with furniture by Eileen Gray, 1932


The Hotel Saint Marc, Paris, designed by Dimore Studio

Velvet sofa by Modshop

Cabinets by Dimore Studio

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