Art Nouveau and Art Deco

decoarchitecture:

G… Geneva

Smith’s Opera House, Geneva, New York
by Bill Badzo

Discovered this while looking for something in Geneva, Switzerland.

The interior was redone in the 30s, while the outside (shown below) is older:

From Flickr:

Smith’s Opera House, also known as the Geneva Theater, is a historic theater building located at Geneva in Ontario County, New York. It was constructed in 1894 and is a three and a half story, detached brick and stone building. It was built by one of Geneva’s most respected citizens, William Smith. It was renovated in 1931 as a movie theater by architect Victor Rigaumount in a unique combination of Art Deco and Baroque motifs. The Geneva Theatre was renamed Smith Opera House in 1983.

NRHP Reference#: 02001454

82 Seneca St.,Geneva, New York

heynicecamera:

Kodak Bantam Special
Designed by Walter Dorwin Teague

heynicecamera:

Kodak Bantam Special

Designed by Walter Dorwin Teague

preciouspolish:

‘The Seasons: Summer’ by Alphonse Mucha. Details and closeups to come in a day or two. / on Instagram http://bit.ly/11pFBmi

preciouspolish:

‘The Seasons: Summer’ by Alphonse Mucha. Details and closeups to come in a day or two. / on Instagram http://bit.ly/11pFBmi

(via nailsporn)


Flower-shop, Brussels, designed by Paul Hankar, XIX century.

Flower-shop, Brussels, designed by Paul Hankar, XIX century.

(Source: theyvcreation, via purplu)

decoarchitecture:

Speaking of the Chrysler Building, damn. I mean… damn!

theartistsmanifesto:

Chrysler Building Art Deco details. 

decoarchitecture:

Old Odeon in Loughborough, England.
scavengedluxury:

Odeon Cinema, Loughborough. January 2013.

decoarchitecture:

Old Odeon in Loughborough, England.

scavengedluxury:

Odeon Cinema, Loughborough. January 2013.


Spiral Staircase, National Museum, Paris

Spiral Staircase, National Museum, Paris

(Source: bluepueblo, via properdead)

decoarchitecture:

Steel, Hammered & Nickel Doorknobs
by The Door Store

More doorknobs from The Door Store, a Toronto company. The link for an even larger selection of steel, hammered and nickel doorknobs is here