This is a thread about eye candy/design inspiration from the Aesthetics/Arts and Crafts/Art Nouveau movements. As long as it's a visual representation of one of the styles, it's all good.
Examples: CR Mackintosh furniture, slag glass lamps, Klimt friezes, World's Fair ephemera, etc.
This is also a place to discuss any crafts, theories, practices and artists related to these styles. Ideas communicated by the art, patronage, craftsmanship vs. manufacturing, the bourgeois aesthetic vs. modernism, the role of 'modern style' architecture in the cultural development of cities, etc. are definitely relevant. Any vaguely related movements and artists/craftspeople/manufacturers as well as any modern adaptations of the styles are also welcome topics.
I'll start with some of Gaudi's architecture:
"For Gaudi, form did not follow structure and construction. It was identical