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Art Deco

In the Footsteps of Martha Stewart: Kip's Bay Decorator Show House Is A Good Thing

Bob Richter | Posted 07.02.2014 | New York
Bob Richter

The domestic diva had a dewy glow and a warm smile as she took in all of the delicious interiors at this year's event. I know because I was literally behind her most of the night as I walked through the lushly decorated mansion.

Great Gatsby Era Building in San Francisco Goes Green

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

Built in the "Great Gatsby era," this remarkable Art Deco building was the tallest tower in San Francisco for almost 40 years. Today, 140 New Montgomery may be only 33rd in height, but it's still the talk of the town, from NPR's KQED Radio in San Francisco to The Atlantic in D.C.

10 Art Terms That Don't Mean What You Think They Mean

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts

When talking about art, there are more than a few vocabulary words that -- let's face it -- we use to sound smart. Call them highfalutin and grandiloq...

Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels Auction to Include Jewels From Eydie Gorme's Estate

Karin E. Baker | Posted 06.28.2014 | Style
Karin E. Baker

Sotheby's New York is auctioning a collection of exquisite jewelry, much of it vintage, on April 29. The group of baubles, from such venerable jewelers as Harry Winston and Cartier, includes pieces from the private collection of the late singer Eydie Gorme.

This Collection Is For The 'Busy, Confident Woman'

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.13.2014 | Style

It's the last day of New York Fashion Week (can you even believe it?) -- it seems like we’ve seen a million outfits and yet we still can’t get eno...

Prague Wows With a Cornucopia of Stunning 20th-Century Architecture and Design Gems

Bob Richter | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

It's impossible to nail down my favorite parts of Prague in one post, so I thought I'd focus on my favorite examples of architecture and design in the city: Cubist, Art Nouveau and Art Deco.

Visitors Guide to Miami Beyond Art Basel

Rana Florida | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Rana Florida

World-renowned artists, 250 galleries, museum curators and directors, celebrities, highbrow and deep-pocketed collectors, celebrities, and more than 50,000 other lovers of modern and contemporary art will gather in Miami Beach during the first week of Miami for the 12th annual Miami Art Basel.

The Stunning, Spiritual Barcelona Sagrada Familia Basilica

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Antoni Gaudi, artist, designer and architect, was responsible for most of Barcelona's distinct features, including Guell Park, myriad churches and cathedrals, and his most famous project, the Sagrada Família (Holy Family) church.

Meet The Man Behind All Those South Beach Pastels

WLRN | JULIA DUBA | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

In 1976, South Beach's population was aging and so were the buildings. Then came Leonard Horowitz....

Style Inspiration: Great Gatsby

Indie Lee | Posted 08.05.2013 | Style
Indie Lee

Fortunately -- with the help of a vintage Nicole Miller gown, my great-grandmother's pearls, hair set in a low side chignon topped with a Deco-inspired rhinestone comb -- I was ready for any speakeasy.

Seedy No More, Miami Is Hip Hip Hip

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Same drugs, same cops, same beautiful bodies in skimpy attire, but the town has evolved into a huge non-stop city, always fabulously gleaming in the sun, but with the increased road traffic that comes with a whole lot more people.

Stunning Art Deco Hotels

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts
Departures Magazine

Baz Luhrmann's film adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has ignited a revival of interest in all things Art Deco.

4 Steps To Gorgeous 'Gatsby' Wedding Makeup

Robert Applebaum, M.D. | Posted 07.10.2013 | Weddings
Robert Applebaum, M.D.

Whether you want the perfect authentic complement to your 1920s influenced wedding gown or simply want to make a strong, chic statement with your makeup, this 1920s look is a sophisticated way to ensure all eyes are on you during your big day.

10 Homes That J. Gatsby Would Love

FlipKey | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
FlipKey

If you're in the mood for roaring-20s-style extravagance and art deco decor, then why not try a Gatsby-esque vacation? From luxury condos to grandiose estates, these beautifully decorated rentals are perfect for socializing, entertaining and a little romance.

Get Ready for Gatsby With These 8 Great Gatsby-esque Hotels

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

With The Great Gatsby. hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even Lucerne, Switzerland.

Mumbai: Jenn Goes Jain

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Schwab

As a person of East Indian descent, but an American through and through by birth and upbringing, I have always wanted to journey to the motherland to explore my Jain heritage.

Art Deco Weekend Miami Is the Bee's Knees

La Carmina | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

Every January, Art Deco Weekend turns South Beach into a sea of fringe and pincurls. Over 300,000 people gather in Miami's historic district to celebrate the Jazz Age.

Tulsa Brings Style To Oklahoma

AP | HILLARY SPEED | Posted 05.05.2013 | Travel

TULSA, Oklahoma — As an Oklahoma transplant – a native New Englander who moved here for love – I've had fun getting to know the Soon...

PHOTOS: Florida's Era Of Technicolor Motels

Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel

Florida has always attracted a steady stream of sun seekers, but the beachcombers and the cities they visited looked exceedingly different only a half...

Celebrity Collector: Maximilien de Hoop Cartier

Reyne Haines | Posted 04.23.2013 | Style
Reyne Haines

I have been a fan of Cartier timepieces and jewelry for many years, so I was excited to find out what someone whose family brand has been coveted by collectors for over 100 years finds worthy of collecting!

PHOTOS: 10 Cheap Things To Do In Singapore

Sanjay Surana | Posted 02.01.2013 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

Budget travelers fear not. In a country where a brand new 2012 Toyota Camry costs $146,000, and million-dollar Ferraris and Lamborghinis are driven on the roads daily, there are plenty of alternatives that won't send your checking account into cardiac arrest.

PHOTOS: South Beach Deco Hotel Reborn

| Posted 04.02.2013 | Miami

BY JIPSY, NEFARIOUSGIRL.COM At an average of more than $300 a night, room rates at the new Gale South Beach and Regent Hotel set the tone of what t...

Rainbow Room Gets Landmark Status

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's iconic Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center has been designated a landmark. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission on T...

Jazz Age Trends We Hope Catch on

Pauline Millard | Posted 04.23.2013 | Style
Pauline Millard

It's fall, which for a lot of people is a season of change. Even though The Great Gatsby won't be hitting theaters for almost a year, there's no reason not to embrace the 1920s style that so many of us thought was coming.

The Apple of Our Eye

Paul Gunther | Posted 11.14.2012 | Style
Paul Gunther

The world-renowned flagship store of Macy's at Herald Square -- backdrop to the namesake Thanksgiving Day parade since its advent 78 years ago -- is undergoing a $400 million interior renovation now rapidly unfolding in time for holiday 2012 shopping.