Discover this Art Deco guesthouse with a strong psychological connection. Sorrel Moseley-Williams put her mind to the task
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Sunday 07 August 2011
Sunday 03 July 2011
Friday 01 April 2011
Get ready for the day ahead the smart way. Whether it’s an Art Deco design classic or a simple modern style, this selection is beautiful in itself...
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Friday 01 April 2011
They look like ghostly Rothkos – 10 uniform rectangles made up of beguiling bands of like colours. But Marie Amar doesn't use oil and canvas to create her work; rather she painstakingly collects the lint that builds up in her washing machine and layers it, according to colour, to create one-off "dust sculptures". She then photographs the wispy structures – some pinky violet, some yellowy white, depending, one imagines, on the day's load – and enlarges them into large-scale prints.
Saturday 08 January 2011
Golden beaches, blue skies, and no shortage of neon lights – Florida's glamour district is at its vibrant best during next weekend's celebration of art deco architecture. Harriet O'Brien reports
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Saturday 01 January 2011
My parents were... My father was a GP, my mother was a teacher and amateur actress. My father was a bit of a storyteller, but the acting influence must have been from her – yes, put it down to my mother.
Sunday 19 December 2010
Tuesday 26 October 2010
It was slightly alarming to see Christmas trees in the shop windows last week, but I didn't feel so bad after rolling up to La Soirée on the South Bank. This is the cabaret show formerly known as "La Clique", and it's housed in a glorious art deco Spiegeltent by the National Theatre.
Sunday 23 May 2010
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Sunday 18 January 2009
Pick of the Picture Books: Paris/ New York: Design, Fashion, Culture 1925-1940, Edited by Donald Albrecht
Friday 16 January 2009
In design, how many styles persist as an instant visual shorthand for elegant fun and relaxed sophistication more than 80 years after their creation? There's only one answer to that question: the Art Deco of the 1920s and 1930s, whose gleaming chrome, sinuous curving lines and luxurious geometry remain a must-have for restaurateurs keen to ride out the recession.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/09/emma-cook.html" target="_blank">London Fashion Week: Emma Cook</a>
Wednesday 17 September 2008
Saloon showgirl met art deco vamp at Emma Cook's show yesterday, where she gave us her signature tiered and fringed frocks, as well as overwhelming, ultra-violet and iridescent textured dresses and photographic print shifts.
Wednesday 29 September 2004
After blockbuster art deco and art nouveau shows, the Victoria & Albert museum in London is to stage the country's most comprehensive exhibition on the Arts and Crafts movement started by John Ruskin and William Morris.
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