Decorative arts
The decorative arts are arts or crafts concerned with the design and manufacture of beautiful objects that are also functional. It includes interior design, but not usually architecture. The decorati...
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Jack Storms Glass Sculptures
These glass sculptures are hypnotizing. Courtesy: Jack Storms and www.jackstorms.com
The brilliance of Cartier jewelry
The Paris jewelry house Cartier has been dazzling customers since 1847, catering to European aristocrats and, later, Hollywood royalty. Jane Pauley visits an exhibition of iconic Cartier jewels at the...
Inside Tiffany's Secret Room for Top Spenders
June 13 (Bloomberg) -- Behind two sets of ornate doors at Tiffany's New York flagship store is a top-secret room. The Salon houses Tiffany's most over-the-top pieces. The way you gain access is by ref...
Rotating skyscraper in Dubai
There’s going to be a rotating skyscraper in Dubai by 2020. An 80-storey ‘Dynamic Tower’ will be standing in Dubai by 2020 is everything goes to plan, architectural firm Dynamic Group has told us. Wh...
Amazing Gunpowder Portrait of Anakin Skywalker by Dino Tomic
Atomic circuS uses gunpowder to "draw" a portrait of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, and then sets it ablaze.
Muses, an Underwater Photography Series, Looks Like Baroque Art
Each striking photo looks like a 17th-century painting come to life.
Lightweight 3D prefabricated concrete is signaling a revolution in architecture
Here's how a lightweight, prefabricated concrete slab is signaling a revolution in architecture.
This pool is 40 stories above the city... - In The Know Presents
This pool is 40 stories above the city of Houston, with a glass bottom view of the street below. 😱
This artist makes geode wall art.
This artist makes geode wall art.
Places & People - PALACE OF VERSAILLES - PARIS, FRANCE
PALACE OF VERSAILLES - PARIS, FRANCE
History of decorative arts
The decorative arts are arts or crafts concerned with the design and manufacture of beautiful objects that are also functional. It includes interior design, but not usually architecture. The decorati...
Decorative arts museums
Museum of Decorative Arts or Decorative Arts Museum may refer to:See also:
Rococo
Rococo (/rəˈkoʊkoʊ/ or /roʊkəˈkoʊ/), less commonly roccoco, or "Late Baroque", is an 18th-century artistic movement and style, affecting many aspects of the arts including painting, sculpture, archite...
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Empire style
The Empire style, [ɑ̃.piːʁ],the second phase of Romanticism, is an early-19th-century design movement in architecture, furniture, other decorative arts, and the visual arts that flourished between 180...
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Biedermeier
The Biedermeier period refers to an era in Central Europe during which the middle-class grew and arts appealed to common sensibilities in the historical period between 1815, the year of the Congress o...
Biedermeier - Wikipedia
Arts and Crafts movement
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that flourished in Europe and North America between 1880 and 1910, emerging in Japan in the 1920s. Its artist...
Arts and Crafts movement - Wikipedia
Art Nouveau
Art Nouveau ([aʁ nuvo], Anglicised to /ˈɑːrt nuːˈvoʊ/; at. Sezession, cz Secese, eng. Modern Style, germ. Jugendstil, sk. Secesia) or Jugendstil is an international philosophy and style of art, archit...
Art Deco
Art Deco (/ˌɑrt ˈdɛkoʊ/), or Deco, is an influential visual arts design style that first appeared in France after World War I and began flourishing internationally in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s befor...
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Bauhaus
 Staatliches Bauhaus , commonly known simply as Bauhaus, was an art school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and...
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Wiener Werkstätte
Established in 1903, the Wiener Werkstätte (engl.: Vienna's Workshops) was a production community of visual artists in Vienna, Austria bringing together architects, artists and designers.
The ente...
Architecture
Architecture (Latin architectura, after the Greek ἀρχιτέκτων – arkhitekton – from ἀρχι- "chief" and τέκτων "builder, carpenter, mason") is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and...
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Ceramics
In art history, ceramic art and ceramics mean art objects such as figures, tiles, and tableware made from clay and other raw materials by the process of pottery. Some ceramic products are regarded as ...
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Crafts
A craft is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work. In a historical sense, particularly as pertinent to the Middle Ages and earlier, the term is usually...
Crafts - Wikipedia
Vitreous enamel
Vitreous enamel, also called porcelain enamel, is a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 °C (1,380 and 1,560 °F). The powder melts, fl...
Vitreous enamel - Wikipedia