Art Deco architecture of London
London, England, may not be a city that people associate with Art Deco, but in total it has quite a few buildings in the category as the photos in this new book demonstate. The style was en vogue from the late 1920s to the mid 1930s, and its two essential components are streamlined shapes plus decorative features. In the mid 1930s, associated with the new "machine age", the decorative elements were de-emphasized or eliminated and a consequent "streamline moderne" style followed. Of interest…
Stunning NYC Subway Station Hidden in Plain Sight, Until Now
New York’s City Hall station isn’t open to the public, but in-the-know subway riders can still see its hidden beauty.