Art Nouveau Style Inspired Lamps and Ceilings (some examples)

It is commonly agreed that Art Nouveau was equally fascinating when it came to home interiors. From West to East, from Brussels to Tbilisi, the artists who adopted this trend practised their imagination on chairs, bed tables, and even curtains` printed patterns. They let their flight of fantasy dwell on so-called classic models of Art…

Round Metal and Ceramic Stoves in Satu-Mare/Szatmárnémeti and Carei/Nagykárolyi (North-Western Transylvania)

When saying `round stove`, the stylish and beautiful Swedish Kakelugnar comes to mind or their Italian version, La Castellamonte. This type of stoves serves a functional as well as an aesthetic role. By their round shape they occupy less space than the rectangular ones, yet their circular surface allows an entire range of designs, from…

Design Objects of Administrative Buildings in Transylvania in the Nineteenth Century: Tile Stoves of the Current Museum of Art of Baia-Mare/Nagybánia

On 1st of May Street at no. 8, in the Old Town of Baia-Mare/Nagybánia, there is the building hosting the county Museum of Art, the so-called Artistic Centre Baia-Mare. The two-floor construction was built at the end of the eighteenth century on a less ambitious scale, and improved at the beginning of the twentieth century,…