The interior decorating style of the Roaring 20s continued the shift toward modernist design. Following the curly-cue designs of the Art Nouveau movement, the interior decorating of the 20s featured open spaces and furniture made from luxurious materials.
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At the time, the decorating emphasis in the home was on simplicity. One room opened to another with the use of similar materials and furnishings in each room to pull the look together.
The 1920s saw a change in the trend of bathroom decor. According to 1920-30.com, bathrooms before the 20s were merely functional. However, afterward they turned into quite the fashion statement with their use of bright colours like green, blue and yellow. Additionally, the 1920s saw the Art Deco movement unveiled. The movement followed the Art Nouveau movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Art Deco featured materials like hard, decorative stone, such as marble, and precious gems and metals as inlays in furniture pieces like coffee tables. Geometric designs on lampshades found popularity during this time as well.
Because of its streamlined style, Art Deco has received some criticism. According to Best Top Design, people criticised it because this 1920s style appeared too stark or sterile.
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