This interior design style places an emphasis on travel and exploring and is in many ways an offshoot of british colonial design. The roaring 20 s also known as the jazz age was the period in american history.
Beginning shortly after the end of wwi and lasting until the beginning of the depression.
Interior design style eras. Interior decorating styles are defined for the characteristics of their time. Gorgeous herringbone floors set the stage for an interior. Art deco style is well known for it s geometric and angular shapes bold outlines and ziz zag forms.
Traditional interior design style stems from a variety of old school european styles and together are now referred to as traditional. Elements of this design include. Desks and seating are often collapsible for easy transportation in the mode of campaign furniture used by the british military during this era.
Homes in the 1920s were decked out with glamorous exotic decor while those from the eras of the great depression and world war ii came outfitted with practicality and simplicity in mind. This era is reflective of good times increased prosperity and brand new high end interior design trends. We mostly focus on the design style and fashion of the happy go lucky and space age living mentality of that era but also on the music and movies that takes you back to happier times.
From decade to decade the american home has had its defining design moments and embraced its share of decorative trends. Reflects classic european decor elaborate moldings and wood paneling built in cabinetry elegant furnishings and antique pieces pairings of furniture and accessories. The following material provides a very brief overview of major design styles and elements that are incorporated into each of these styles.
The edwardian era saw the beginning of a new century with a new king and a new style of interior design. Travelling was now accessible to many more people and foreign design pieces began to appear in the home interior decoration. The heavy dark cluttered look of the victorian era was gone and.
Ultra swank is a magazine styled blog that takes you back in time into the kitsch chic swank and camp living of the 1940s to the 1970s. As you progress in your study of interior design you will not only learn in depth details about the influences for each of these styles you will also learn more about specific aspects of these styles including common furniture manufacturers and pieces.