Wednesday, November 25, 2009

The Art Deco "Movement"

Where have I been this week? Working with an interior designer on this monstrosity. Sponge faux finishing was to the late 1990s as accent walls are to this decade, and I am convinced that they are an altogether horrible fad.

I understand that people view wallpaper as a hassle, and it is true that removal can be a bothersome mess, but there are classic designs and vintage patterns still available on the market. It reminds me of the recent episode of Mad Men as the Draper's interior decorator tries to up-sell them on new furniture, only to go batshit when Betty purchases the chaise lounge. Personal style is a fickle beast.

And here's another look:

How quickly do you think the homeowners will grow tired of this design?

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