many people overlook that the art nouveau style lived most vividly through the furniture and architecture of the time

organic shapes, flowing lines, and soft features were not limited to illustrations and paintings but created an world of fantasy, from subway lines to public buildings, not to mention those who spent fortunes turning their homes into fantastic feats of art.

here are a few of alphonse mucha’s illustrations detailing ideas for silverware and household designs, since he worked quite a lot with jewelry and metal (another thing many people don’t read up on)

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(Source: borichas)

alphonse-mucha I wrote something aw yeah art nouveau 1900's