Design Styles

Detail Chinoiserie figures

AA&ADA Antique Fair, Sydney, 2018 – Art, Design and Living

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Members of the Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association August 16 – 19 in Sydney will present a wondrous array of art, antiques, design & jewellery for sale

Deco Archer Statue

The Sydney Fair 2018 – Modernism: The New World of The Past

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The Sydney Fair is a vintage wonderland designed to sell, held annually since 2013, the Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney Showground, Moore Park region of Sydney

Abbey-Senanque-Lavender-fields

Provence: Country Style Pt 1 – C’est Magnifique

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Provence: your distinctive country style is admired world wide created through the people, the produce of the land and practical considerations of everyday life

Corbusier 1

Le Corbusier – Charles-Edouard Jeanneret’s Modernist Style

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Early in the twentieth century Swiss born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret adopted his grandfather’s name Le Corbusier presenting a new audacious style of architecture

Diana - The Hunt

Diane de Poitiers – Moon Mistress and Woman of Influence

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Wearing black and white was a statement of style for the mistress of Henri II of France Diane de Poitiers who adopted Goddess Diana’s crescent moon as a symbol

A model presents a creation for Chanel during the 2016-2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection fashion show on July 5, 2016 in Paris. / AFP / PATRICK KOVARIK/Getty Images

Fashion – Is It More Than a Frock asks Carolyn McDowall?

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Costume encompasses all that we wear and today reflects a society in which privacy has been stripped bare – so what is fashion, is it more than a frock?

18th Century ‘Compleat’ Gentlemen – Rulers of Taste & Style

18th Century ‘Compleat’ Gentlemen – Rulers of Taste & Style

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Pursuing a passion for art and architecture in England in the 18th Century spawned new trades and expanded enjoyment for those living a leisure filled lifestyle

Australia, a Multicultural Land of Paradoxes & Opportunities

Australia, a Multicultural Land of Paradoxes & Opportunities

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Australia is a multicultural land of opportunity, one whose layers of diversity are constantly re-interpreted distilled and decanted into something quite unique