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Art nouveau by Judith H. Miller, Jill Bace, David Rago, Suzanne Perrault

By Judith H. Miller, Jill Bace, David Rago, Suzanne Perrault

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This caused a furore and won him a prestigious first prize. The influence of North Africa can be observed in his subdued colours, tasselled fringes, and decorative strips of beaten or pierced metal. Other features, such as shield backs, crescent legs, and minaret-shaped sections, add to the exotic, Islamic flavour of his pieces. Bugatti’s early style, characterized by busy decoration, eventually gave way to more restrained furniture, featuring serpentine curves and lighter colours that point to the influence of the Parisian Art Nouveau designers.

COMPLETE HOME DESIGN Gustav Stickley designed homes to complement his furniture, and his interiors are marked by the use of natural materials, and the harmony between all elements of the room. Colours are usually earthy, with tones of brown, ochre, and green, and wood and brick is revealed on the floor and walls rather than covered with carpet or paper. Natural light was very important to Stickley, and he designed rooms with an abundance of windows to allow the sunlight to pour in and become part of the environment.

Furniture designed by Moser often saw lavish decoration take precedence over form, with luxurious timbers such as rosewood and maple used for veneers, and decorative patterns inlaid with opulent materials such as exotic woods or mother-of-pearl. Moser held the prestigious post of professor at the School of Applied Arts from 1899 until his untimely death nearly 20 years later. Along with the designs produced by his Wiener Werkstätte colleague Josef Hoffmann, Moser’s finely crafted furniture tended to be exclusive and expensive and largely depended on the patronage of wealthy clients.

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