The Queen of Art Deco - 1930 Chrysler Building, Manhattan, New York. The Chrysler Building was was built before the Empire State building for Walter Chrysler's growing business. (Chrysler paid for it out of his own pocket, not out of the business).
Art Nouveau / Jewelry art by Lluis Masriera Roses / Masriera Roses was born in Barcelona in 1872 (died he was a goldsmith, painter, set designer and theater director. His personal style was based on Art Nouveau influences of René Lalique.
decoarchitecture: “ Interior, Davis Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida From Tropical Deco Interior detail of David Hotel, posted just recently. From the book: “ Davis Hotel - 1020 Washington Avenue ” Here it.
Mark your calendars art deco fanatics -- next Friday and Saturday (November and a retrospective of limited-edition works by illustrator Erté is opening at Martin Lawrence Gallery in SoHo. Erté -- née Romain De Tirtoff --is known as "the father of art deco