Category Archives: 1920s Decor

Gorgeous 1920s decor ideas for your home, apartment, or office. Perfect for an art deco themed wedding or any other 1920s styled event. Gorgeous photos and inspiration pieces from the roaring twenties to today. Original vintage, reproductions and homages, photos, links, ideas and more!

Boardwalk Empire Fashion

Boardwalk Empire Fashion

Hello all! Hope everyone is having a lovely weekend so far. I’m very excited about tonight’s return of one of the most stylish shows on television, Boardwalk Empire. This is a show that started out looking pretty, but being not-so-great (in my most humble of opinions), but by the end of last season it was…

The Great Gatsby || Baz Luhrmann

The Great Gatsby || Baz Luhrmann

Well, the trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s long-awaited (or long-dreaded, depending on your tastes…) version of The Great Gatsby is here! That is… well, it is interesting. Interestingly scored, interestingly cast… there will certainly be lots to look at, style-wise. The Great Gatsby is a perennial favorite for vintage-wedding inspiration, and there is certainly a lot…

Art Deco Hollywood || The Artist

Art Deco Hollywood || The Artist

Good evening deco lovers! Just a quick note: If The Artist has been released in your hometown, I hope you’ve seen it or are going to see it (it got limited release in the US last week). The incredible costumes and gorgeous art deco / 1920s set design would almost be enough for any fan…

Vintage Inspired Wallpaper Patterns

Vintage Inspired Wallpaper Patterns

So happy that wallpaper is coming back into fashion! We’ve posted before about using art deco wallpaper as pattern and decor inspiration, and there really are hugely talented designers working in this field these days. Check out these awesome vintage wallpaper looks from modern designers: not pure deco, a couple have that 60’s/Mad Men feel,…

Vintage Style Wedding || Ebony + Andrew

Vintage Style Wedding || Ebony + Andrew

What an incredible vintage themed wedding, sent to us from photographer Marzena Wasilewska. Ebony & Andrew’s 1920s style wedding is an amazing, inspirational example of what commitment, creativity and craftiness can bring to a wedding. They created a lot of the details themselves and these are obviously two very talented (and genetically blessed!) people. Their…

Inspiration || Metropolis

Inspiration || Metropolis

Sometimes I forget how influential the art around Fritz Lang’s 1927 film Metropolis was (and is). So much incredible, inspirational art deco/modernist art sprang up around it. The fonts! The design! The posters!   (Click on the image to see any print at Art.com) To be fair, that futurist look might be a little dark…

The Bride by Georges Barbier

This lovely 1920 print by Georges Barbier is called simply “The Bride”. Barbier designed sets and costumes for the Folies Bergère and is well known for his art nouveau and art deco illustrations. The Bride, 1920

Art Deco Pattern Wallpaper || Graham + Brown

Art Deco Pattern Wallpaper || Graham + Brown

Wallpaper purveyors Graham & Brown have just released a new collection of 1920’s art deco inspired wallpaper. Deck the walls! Or use these fabulous deco patterns and 1920s wallpaper designs as inspiration or decor pieces for a 1920s theme wedding.  These are some seriously stylish patterns, with all the gorgeous geometry of classic art deco…

Vintage Advertising Posters || Arrow Dress Shirts

Vintage Advertising Posters || Arrow Dress Shirts

Besides being great apartment or home decor, vintage advertising posters are the perfect inspiration piece when planning a 20s, 30s or otherwise old-school wedding. Like these gorgeous art deco ads for Arrow Dress Shirts, illustrated by Joseph Leyendecker, circa 1929. Check out that handsome groom-looking gentleman! Arrow Dress Shirts and Collars Vintage Advertising Poster via…