The 1920’s and 1930’s brought the era of Art Deco, one of the most recognised and influential styles of the modern age. Massively influenced by Hollywood glamour and bringing a touch of elegance, Art Deco saw the renovation of interiors throughout homes and commercial building across the world. This new modern design movement saw the transformation of buildings, furniture, jewellery, fashion, and cars, as well as the introduction of Art Deco lighting.
With the widespread availability of electricity, as well as the introduction of polished chrome, Art Deco lighting was able to flourish. Many Art Deco lighting fixtures featured clear or opal glass that was beautifully finished.
Although the Art Deco period latest roughly 20 years, Art Deco has continued to influence lighting and other interior design features 100 years after the movement was born. And it’s popularity has seen it brought into the 21st century and continues to remain as one of the most iconic design styles. Art Deco style lighting has a great ability to fit into any setting, no matter whether you are looking to light a period traditional home or a contemporary modern home.