Sunday, January 4, 2009

Wall hangings and Motifs

Wall hangings and Motifs
When looking for art deco interior design wall hangings, choose poster prints of the time period and frame in a simple black frame with a glass covering. Actually, plexiglass is less expensive than glass and not as heavy to ship. Plexiglass looks good too. You won’t even be able to tell the difference once it’s on the wall.
Motifs (themes) that were often used were nudes, foliage and stylized animals. Art deco wallpaper and art deco fabric are great ways to incorporate this idea. You can also use upholstery fabric and drapery fabric to bring out your chosen motif. At first this idea may seem a little gaudy, but you have to remember that this was during a time when the more expensive luxuries in life were beginning to be massed produced. Now everyone was able to purchase that fancy golden wallpaper that was once reserved only for the rich

(buy those posters here)

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