Is Art Deco for me?

Does your wallpaper style shout sophisticated monochromes, bold symmetrical patterns or glamourous gold patterns? You may be a great fit for Art Deco styling in your home.

The beauty of Art Deco is it brings all the opulence of the 1920s to a 21st-century space. This is an elegant style that is all about making a big statement using clean lines and symmetry.

Art Deco interior
Photo by William Waldron

How to use Art Deco in a contempory way

Art Deco was all about moving away from the past and paving a new way for the future, culturally and aesthetically, which meant keeping some decorative elements but also giving them a sleeker, cosmopolitan twist. – Hadley Mendelsohn from House Beautiful

Modern motifs to look for in Art Deco Wallpaper are curves, zig zags, bold shapes, triangles and chevron. Even quirky animals will work well.

Using gold details are always going to be a classic Gatsby style. But look for navy or rich jewel tones to add a modern twist.