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Marie-Pierre Ayoul Decorative painting

I love the idea of this design retrospective. I also second Aleanor's idea of inviting other countries' Houzz to contribute to the next articles, since most of these trends originated in Europe anyways: they surely would have plenty to offer. For me, the Wiener Werkstätte furniture is still classy and beautiful, and the Gaudi mosaïcs have an inherent vitality that's hard to beat. I made a backsplash in my previous kitchen inspired by my visit to Park Güell:

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Have loved Fortuny lights for a long time. Used to want all Stickley furniture but now I'm past it even though I have a couple of pieces that I won't get rid of. What can I say about Adirondack chairs except love the great design? The copper stove is stunning. Love it. Don't forget about Heywood Wakefield furniture. My aunt had a houseful of it and had all the upholstered pieces done in bright fabrics. Couldn't believe how beautiful that made all of it.

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@Owling Dog - Did you read Victoria Villenueve's article about Rudyard Kippling's house?


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