Arts and Crafts Embroidered Bags c.1912 - Beautiful early 20thc hand embroidered linen bags used for taking one's needlework along on a trip. From the book "American Arts and Crafts Textiles" by Diane Ayres (and Co.)
Before the term "Art Nouveau" became common .... [many names referred] specifically to the organic forms that were popular with the Art Nouveau artists: Stile Floreal ("floral style"), Lilienstil ("lily style"), Style Nouille ("noodle style"), Paling Stijl ("eel style"), and Wellenstil ("wave style"). (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_Nouveau)
“Imperishable Beauty: Art Nouveau Jewelry” has just opened at the Torf Gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and it is a lovely, delicate exhibition. While these things may have been jewelry when they were first made, they are works of art now, and have every right to be in a museum. The Art Nouveau movement did not span many decades (two and a half, three at the most), but its lines -- or curves, to be more accurate -- are with us still. The idea behind the movement was to get away…
The Metropolitain by Hector Guimard entrances at the Porte Dauphine subway idealizes the Art Nouveau movement. The entrances are very nature inspired and feauture floral patterns and glass panels to show off the nature surrounding them.
interiorstyledesign: Early 20th century Transitional stained glass window in Brussels, Belgium Transitional: The period between the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements, with designs that encompass both the sinuous, curvy lines of Nouveau and the more angular, geometric styles of Deco (by Iskald) How awesome is this?! Two things we love in one.