Art Deco Lamps
Add A Touch Of Elegance To Your Home With Art Deco
Redecorating a home is an enjoyable yet stressful task. You do not want to
decorate your house so it is like entering another country when you walk through the door, yet you want to express
yourself in the possessions you may have lying around such as furniture and lamps etc. Throughout the past decade
or so art deco style furniture has been making a comeback, there are those who have loved the style always, and
those who have developed a new found love for them. The key to showing any furniture its full potential is
excellent lighting, so art deco lamps can be a fantastic way to emphasize your pieces.
Art deco originated in the 1920s in Paris, the style was artistic, but to an
eclectic degree. When it first came about people saw it as a modern and elegant style of furniture, over the years
it adapted slightly and become less popular, but gained popularity and went around in that circle for years, which
it still is now.
Although art deco is making a comeback per se at the moment, it is not as popular
as it once was, which is no surprise as many things never do regain the popularity they had at the height of its
empire, so to speak. However baring this in mind it is remarkable how popular art deco is becoming
There are people who are not only using art deco pieces to express themselves, or
to decorate their homes in a way that they find appealing, there are people who are again being influenced by the
art deco style and allowing this to influence their architectural design of new build houses.
This fact can again be seen as remarkable as many art deco style buildings which
were built in about the 1960s when art deco became popular again, have been criticized as eye sores. It is all
really dependant on an acquired taste it would seem.
Although the art deco style has changed slightly through having different
influences over the years, it has never changed so drastically that a piece could not notably be stated to be art
deco, it has always kept its signature so to speak, an art deco piece is always easy to spot.
It is no surprise that some people enjoy the artistic approach of art deco so much
that they want to decorate their homes with it, especially in the case of lamps, it just becomes a case of what
type you will want to compliment your home.
You can get big pieces which are very bold, or you can get more subtle beautiful
pieces, the art deco style really does range so very much. There is also the fact to bear in mind that you may
stumble across some imitation pieces, so always check them out if they claim to be from a popular company or person
many years ago.
Art deco lamps can be a fabulous way to add extra elegance into your homes. And,
due to the boldness and due to how artistic they are, they do look modern in houses, as they once did many, many