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

Advertisements and Consumer Culture: An Illustrated Glimpse of Modern Life in 20th Century Bombay
Advertisements and Consumer Culture: An Illustrated Glimpse of Modern Life in 20th Century Bombay
An illustrated glimpse into consumer culture and modern life in 20th century Bombay, as seen through print advertisements.
Liberty Cinema: The Showplace of the Nation - A Short Film
Liberty Cinema: The Showplace of the Nation - A Short Film
This film is a tribute to Habib and Nazir Hoosein, the makers and custodians of Liberty Cinema who gave Bombay much more than a theatre.
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.
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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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