Inventory

An inventory of Art Deco buildings with an interactive map showing you where they are located. Explore neighbourhoods, buildings, features and elements.

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Research

Mumbai’s Deco Colours and the Companies Who Created Them: An Examination of Print Ads from 1930s-50s
MUMBAI'S ART DECO
Mumbai’s Deco Colours and the Companies Who Created Them: An Examination of Print Ads from 1930s-50s
As much as these companies painted the buildings of the time, their print campaigns also paint a picture of the times.
Princely States and the Emergence of Art Deco in Bombay
MUMBAI'S ART DECO
Princely States and the Emergence of Art Deco in Bombay
Read about the lesser known history of royal patronage in Mumbai's Art Deco, and the far-reaching impact of this modern aesthetic.
The Modern Bathroom and the Home - A Story of Style, Aspiration and Social Mobility
MUMBAI'S ART DECO
The Modern Bathroom and the Home - A Story of Style, Aspiration and Social Mobility
The story of the long journey of the bathroom’s emergence in our lives, and its contentious entry into the boundaries of India’s modern homes.
Movies, Cabarets, a Ladies Band – Eros Theatre and the Recreational Promise of 20th Century Bombay
MUMBAI'S ART DECO
Movies, Cabarets, a Ladies Band – Eros Theatre and the Recreational Promise of 20th Century Bombay
Movies, an open-air restaurant, and an all-female live band, only at Eros Theatre – how this Art Deco picture palace influenced Bombay's public culture.
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Blog

Your Daily dose of art deco inspiration

Shanta's Shivaji Park

Through her lived experiences and a lifelong study of the city’s cultural history, Shanta Gokhale explains what makes this Deco neighbourhood special.

An Odyssey of Self-Discovery

In conversation with Bharatnatyam dancer and business woman Priti Warrier. Exploring expressions and harmony between the two art forms, Bharatnatyam and Art Deco.

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