Tag Archives: Art Deco

Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand

Paris, France, 1903 · 1999

Bloc cuisine Les Arcs
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

The Bloc cuisine is a historic record of the interior arrangement of the Modernist buildings conceived by Charlotte Perriand and an architects’ team in the ski resort of Les Arcs, in the French Alps. It is typical of the reflection undertook by architects and functionalist designers on the rational arrangement of reduced internal spaces and the use of modern materials and solid colours.

Susan (Susie) Cooper

Susan (Susie) Cooper

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom, 1902 · Isle of Man, United Kingdom, 1995

Kestrel Tea Set
Produced by Susie Cooper Potteries, Burslem, United Kingdom

Kestrel Tea Set is one of the most reproduced tea sets designed by Cooper. The set was designed under a clear Art Deco style with endless decorative variations on a ceramic model.

Ruth Hildegard Geyer-Raack

Ruth Hildegard Geyer-Raack

Nordhausen, Harz, Germany 1894 · Berlin, Germany 1975

Lady’s Living Room and Bedroom
Dame, Internationale Raumaustellung
Cologne, Germany

This living room and bedroom is the perfect combination of French Art Deco and German Bauhaus School. Curtains are used to define the space and divide the room if necessary in two separate places, having the living room as a social and public space, and the bedroom as a more private place.

Helena Kottler Vurnik

Helena Kottler Vurnik

Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1882 · Radovljica, Yugoslavia (Slovenia), 1962

Decoration of the Cooperative Business Bank
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The uniquely stylized decoration of the Cooperative Business Bank in Slovenian national style, which anticipated Art Deco, is Helena Vurnik’s most important profane work.