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Information and Resources
Art Deco: A simple but effective general
overview site covering Art Deco art, architecture,
industrial and interior design, film and music -
liberally garnished with illustrations and
ArtDecoNews.com: Keeping Art Deco lovers informed.
ArtDeco.com: Supposedly an online Art Deco
resources mecca. The reality, sadly, is a perpetual
"under construction" notice.
Deco Echoes: A comprehensive reference site
covering the full gamut of mid-late 20th century
design from a mostly US perspective. Despite the site
name the focus is much broader than simply Deco, also
extending through the 50's, 60's and 70's.
Decorative Draperies &
Upholstery: Reproduction of a classic 255-page interior
decoration handbook published in 1937. Available on CD.
eclectic and informative site focusing on the
history, variety, products and the application of
good design. It encompasses everything from Alvar
Aalto through to the deckplan of the Titanic.
Art Deco Architecture: A very useful reference for
those wanting to know more about Art Deco
Art Deco Haus:
Early Art Deco architecture in the
town of Greiz, Germany.
Art Deco In
Manhattan: The owner of this Japanese site appears
to be an ace professional photographer, and his
images of the Chrysler, Empire State and "RCA
Victer" Buildings on offer here are some of the
best we've laid eyes on.
Art Deco Ireland: A worthwhile exploration of Art
Deco (mostly architecture) in Ireland. Features
photographs and a good amount of historical detail.
Art Deco Metropolis: An indispensable resource for
anyone interested in the architecture of the original
Art Deco metropolis - New York City.
Restaurants: This short online essay is well
illustrated with striking original postcard images of
Art Deco in the Tropics: By the
looks of the buildings pictured on this website, the town of
Innisfail, Queensland, may well be "Miami Down Under".
Built St Louis:
the "Fabulous Ruins of Detroit" website
(see below), the owner of this site has taken a
similar path to documenting the architectural decay -
much of it Art Deco - of once-grand St Louis.
is active in conducting tours and exhibitions which
include most of the buildings seen in the Art Deco
World Chicago Photo Gallery, as well as many others.
Landmarks: The best online source for historical
information and photographs of Chicago architecture.
The site includes a detailed alphabetical list of
Beach site features some interesting images of the
famed Art Deco district.
Deco Directory: An online photographic tour of
some of this South African city's Deco landmarks.
Louisville Art Deco:
Site dedicated to the Deco architecture of Louisville, Kentucky.
Architecture Tour: This site features lots of
photographs of buildings in New York City, Chicago
and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Paul Zanetti - Art Deco: Paul is the chief political
cartoonist for Sydney's daily tabloid newspaper; he
also maintains an interest in all things Art Deco.
This page features his illustrations from a visit to
the Miami Art Deco district.
Pictures: This guy appears to be on a mission to
photograph and create a database of every skyscraper
in Manhattan! His pictures of the Chrysler Building
are certainly worth a look.
The Chrysler Building: An eccentric, independently
run, officially approved site about William van
Alen's signature work. Be sure to sign the petition
to encourage the building's owners to re-open the
The Empire State Building: This official site will tell
you just about anything you could possibly ever want
to know about the world's tallest Art Deco building -
except how to avoid standing in a queue for an hour
or more to reach the viewing galleries!
The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit: This is one of our all-time
favourite websites. Not all of the buildings are
Deco, but the architectural photography is some of
the best on the Net, and the wealth of accompanying
historical detail lends a sense of high romance to
the often derelict and crumbling architectural
remants of America's former industrial capital.
Twentieth Century Architecture,
Melbourne Australia: This site features a number of very good
original photographs of some of the more important
Deco buildings to be found in Melbourne, along with
relevant historical information.
Art Nouveau and Art Deco
ceramics from the Mougin brothers.
The Clarice Cliff Collectors
adore the seemingly ubiquitous ceramics of Clarice
Cliff. Others, including Art Deco World do not.
Either way, everything you need to know can be found
at this site.
Site focusing on
Dutch Gouda pottery and Defltware.
Gouda Pottery Book:
A lavish 3-volume publication
tracing the history of the Gouda ceramics industry and its products.
Murray Ceramics and Glass Website:
the work of the renowned mid-20th Century New Zealand
designer who created hundreds of pieces for Wedgwood
and other leading glass and silverware manufacturers.
The Susie Cooper Information
The place to go
for information concerning another ceramicist who
liked brightly coloured glazes and bold geometric
Chase Copper and Brass Co: A succinct yet detailed history
of one of the most sought-after US Art Deco
metalwares manufacturers and their products.
Art Deco and Related Societies
20th Century Heritage Society
of New South Wales
Art Deco Society of New South
Wales - This website
features a useful historical database of many of the
more important Deco buildings in Sydney.
Theatre Historical Society (Victoria Inc):
A great source
of information about the numerous Art Deco cinemas
and theatres that can be found throughout the
Australian state of Victoria.
Society Art Deco Victoria
Art Deco Society Auckland
Art Deco Napier
- Visit the world's only completely Art
Deco Dealers Association (AADDA)
Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
Art Deco Society of New York
Art Deco Society of the Palm
Art Deco Society of Washington
Detroit Area Art Deco Society
The Kalakala Foundation
- Support the
restoration of what is quite possibly the world's
only streamline-moderne car ferry!
The Cape Art Deco Society
Commercial Dealers and Services
20th Century Fireplaces:
reproduction fireplaces, specialising in Art Deco.
dealer in antique bakelite telephones.
Art Deco Antiques:
UK-based Art Deco antiques dealer.
Art Nouveau and Art Deco originals
from the 1890-1940 period.
Art Deco Express:
Original Art Deco and Art Nouveau
figures and sculptures, posters, lamps and ceramics.
Art Deco Fabrics:
UK-based manufacturers of reproduction Art Deco upholstery, curtain
and wall-covering fabrics using authentic designs.
Art Deco Furniture:
Original and reproduction furniture from the Art Deco era.
Art Deco Lamp Gallery:
Vintage figural lamps for discriminating connoiseurs.
Art Deco-style soft-furnishings from the UK.
Art Deco Spirit:
Specialist dealers in Deco,
Machine Age and Moderne artefacts and curiosities.
Telephones: Dealer in classic
British bakelite phones.
Art Deco World:
German Art Deco dealer (not associated with artdecoworld.com)
Dutch dealer in French
marble clocks, pendulum clocks and Art Deco decorative arts.
Agent Decorateur: One of the best looking
commercial dealer sites we've seen. Based in Prague,
Czech Republic, and specialising in lighting and
Art Deco Cafe:
lovingly-restored Art Deco eatery located in Blackpool, United
Art Deco Home:
resource for designers, collectors and home owners wishing to
furnish interiors in the Art Deco style.
Art Deco Spirit:
Specialist dealers in Deco,
Machine Age and Moderne artefacts and curiosities.
Artisan Antiques: This Miami, Florida dealer
boasts the world's largest collection of Art Deco
lighting. Most of it appears to be in the more
flamboyant early Art Deco style.
Banana Dance: Specialist London-based
suppliers of original Art Deco ceramics, including
(you guessed it!) Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper.
of the world's premier sources for vintage reproduction fabric
designs for upholstery, drapery and apparel. Specialising in
tropical motifs from the 1950s.
Original Art Deco prints from India.
Specialist dealer in the work
of this early 20th Century French glassmaker.
magnificent ocean liner style guesthouse is located
amidst the rolling green hills of Burradoo in the
beautiful Southern Highlands a short drive south of
Sydney, and is undergoing a staged restoration by the
owners. The perfect location for a stylish weekend
Cite Deco Meubles:
Mid-century and Art Deco furniture,
lighting and accessories from Eames, Panton, Jacobsen, Prober,
Knoll, Herman Miller and Paulin, as well as Danish teak and rosewood
For everything Clarice Cliff.
Art Deco and contemporary limited edition art prints.
De Coen Freres:
Belgium-based dealer in high-end Art Deco furniture, lighting,
posters and decorative items.
Art Deco antiques and
Exclusive supplier of
reproduction prints from a recently discovered cache of Art Deco pen
and ink drawings executed by a previously unknown amateur Australian
artist working in the 1920s-30s.
looking site from an Art Deco-style graphic and web
Original Art Deco and period
Design by 20's:
Global supplier of European
Art Deco and German Bauhaus antiques.
Vintage and new 20th Century furnishings. Exclusive supplier of
The Cloud classic 1930s-inspired custom-built living room
Echo of Deco:
Designers of an expanding collection of exquisite individually
handmade contemporary ceramics, strongly inspired by the bold
geometric Art Deco designs of the 1920s and 30s.
Alexandria-based supplier of reproduction furniture in French styles
from Louis XV to Art Deco.
Belgian live music performance group specialising in the sounds of
the Jazz Age.
Evelynne's Oldies But Goodies:
Specialist dealer in bakelite,
lucite and celluloid jewellery and collectibles.
Exotic Art of Vito: American
artist whose work includes a number of Deco-themed creations.
Specialists in French Art Deco antiques.
Art Deco lighting, figures, clocks, paintings and posters from
Galerie de Vries: Belgian Art Deco dealer with
one of the world's finest selections of Art Nouveau and Art Deco
furniture and decorative items.
Glimmer Creations Rhinestone jewellery
reproductions including Art Deco and Art Nouveau designs.
Dealers in furniture dating
from the 1940s to the present day.
Painter of Art Deco-inspired figurative paintings.
Original and reproduction Art
Deco-inspired contemporary posters, from France.
Swiss-based dealer in fine Art Deco decorative arts.
Art Deco guesthouse in Provence, in
the south of France. Five double rooms, all furnished with furniture
and works of art from the 1930s.
London Country Tours: Private
tours of famous and interesting Art Deco buildings in London.
Martin Russell - Australian
If you are
seeking an original, limited edition artwork in Art
Deco or neo-Classical style, this is the place to go!
- Fine Wooden Art Deco Boxes:
who manufactures exquisite wooden boxes informed by
the early "zig-zag" Deco aesthetic.
Melbourne, Australia, specialising in 20th Century furniture and
Contemporary and period
Odeon Art Deco
Gallery: This Houston, Texas dealer boasts a
very impressive collection of high-end Deco
Paris 1930: Real estate agent in Paris, France, specialising in
fine Art Deco and Moderne properties.
Perfect: Specialist suppliers of CD recordings of music from
the 1920s through 40s.
Specialists in British pottery from
the 20th century including Troika, Carlton Ware, Poole pottery and
Drawings: Beautifully-designed vintage-style original colour
greeting cards and prints by artist Lois Teicher.
re-silvering and restoration service, specialising in
cobalt glass for Art Deco clock faces, vanity trays
Dutch Art Deco dealer
specialising in mirrors, glassware, and decorative items dating from
Robert Jaffe, Graphic Designer:
in Art Deco influenced design.
Sheryl's Art Deco
Emporium: British dealer specialising in lamps, figurines,
clocks, jewellery and other small decorative items.
Designers and manufacturers of audiophile loudspeakers, amplifiers
and hi-fi equipment in designs strongly inspired by the moderne
Online dealers in original artworks,
specialising in Art Deco prints and etchings.
top-of-the-line reproductions of classic Art Deco and Moderne
lighting designs. Seriously classy!
The Manhattan Mirror Company:
Melbourne-based suppliers of a range of beautiful Art Deco
Timeless Interiors: Magnificent
Art Deco reproduction furniture.
Mid century antiques in London.
Antique and vintage jewellery including Art Deco Bakelite and
Venues and events
Art Deco restaurant and
cocktail lounge located in York, United Kingdom.
Jazz Age Garden Party:
Join over 2000 guests for an
elegant, enjoyable, delightfully authentic celebration of
interwar-period fashion, food and entertainment -
conducted in a picture-perfect English country
house setting that could be from the pages of Evelyn Waugh or Agatha
Healing Waters Express:
Moree, in rural New South Wales, Australia, is renowned for its hot
artesian springs. The town is also home to a good amount of
architecture from the inter-war period, and in October 2008
conducted it's inaugural annual Art Deco Ball.