The Art Deco era was also the golden age of travel, when ocean liners were the apotheosis of style and technology. Often romanticised in design, those sophisticated days at sea are currently being celebrated until October 9, 2017 at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, in the exhibition Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style before a similarly titled exhibition, Ocean Liners: Speed & Style opens at London's Victoria & Albert Museum in early 2018. In their honour, Mieke Ten Have picks the top Art Deco-inspired pieces for your superyacht interior.
Bill Sofield side table
Bill Sofield’s suite of furniture for Baker focuses on Art Deco’s “functional definition of beauty.” Sofield channeled French furniture maker and interior designer Armand-Albert Rateau’s segmented reed motif for the Gracie nightstand, mixing walnut with an oyster grey marble top and a white gold-leaf shell handle.