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

An Exploration of Adaptive Reuse: The Case of El Rey Theatre, San Francisco
An Exploration of Adaptive Reuse: The Case of El Rey Theatre, San Francisco
Formerly a theatre, then a place of worship, and now re-adapted for modern society - tracing the rise and fall of El Rey theatre, San Francisco's former Art Deco ‘movie palace’.
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.
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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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