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Design Dictionary: Art Nouveau

The designers of the Villa Liberty project near Moscow won the International Architecture Award in 2007 for this Art Nouveau villa. Check out the walls!!

17 Colors: soft, muted colors were often used so select from a palette assortment of sage and olive green, mustard yellows and brown. Pair those up with beautiful shades of lilac, violet and purple. Peacock blue is stunning against a white backdrop so do not be afraid to paint your walls in brilliant white or in an off-white shade. More


This makes me want to gush, Brontë style, because I certainly don't have the words to convey how rapturous this makes me feel.


This exquisite Art Nouveau interior was designed by Alphonse Marie Mucha in 1900 for the boutique of Parisian jeweler, Georges Fouquet. The interior has been reconstructed in the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris to preserve its beauty and artistic importance.


Victor Horta designed this staircase in the Art Nouveau masterpiece, the Van Eetvelde House, Brussels, Belgium.