|Not simple, but simplified, as compared to Victorian intricacies.|
|On the middle-class domestic front, Art Deco is, first and foremost, about furniture.|
|Stained glass and other elements of the past were mixed and matched along with the sleek and modern allowing an whole new look to every different type of light fixture.|
|Only the wealthy could afford truly authentic Art Deco rooms to match their new -found tastes in furniture.|
|The details varied but the stylistic emphasis remained the same, even as the |
number of seats at the table subsided over the years.
|Nowhere else in the house are design compromises to modern convenience more likely than in the kitchen. Few housewives would go so far as to relinquish their modern-day cooktops for a porcelain stove as seen at bottom-right in the montage above.|
|Getting up there is half the fun.|
|From quite modest to opulent, Art Deco bedroom furnishings tend to feature soft curves juxtaposed against the angular, stylized features of various accessories and decorator items.|
|The interior designer became a welcome presence |
in the Art Deco bathroom (figuratively speaking).
|Just in case I left out anything).|