The Great Gatsby film is due out this summer, and 1920s-style is making waves on the high street. Get the look in your living room with decadent reflective accessories and furniture - mirrored trinkets, metallic vases and silvery surfaces. All furniture by Laura Ashley.
“She’s a sailor, and the entire house is about the great ocean liners of the 1930s,” says Naomi Leff of Joan Lappin’s Manhattan townhouse, which Leff designed. Anigre paneling and Art Deco furnishings embellish the theme. A Cubist work by Jeanne Rij-Rousseau hangs in the living area flanked by a pair of Macassar-ebony armchairs and a curvaceous ’30s U table. (October 1997)