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Best of French modernism

1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, France, Midcentury, Modernist, Most popular finds

Modernist France: The top 30 most popular house finds on WowHaus

30. Art deco villa with private beach in Cap D’Antibes, Cote D’Azur, south east France
30. Art deco villa with private beach in Cap D’Antibes, Cote D’Azur, south east France

We haven’t done one of these round-ups for a while. But this weekend we were inspired to work out which were our 30 most popular modernist house finds in France. You’ll find them all below in the usual reverse order. Each one a gem. Read more

1920s, 1930s, Art deco, Books, USA

New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham’s Jazz Age Architecture by Anthony W. Robins (Excelsior Editions)

New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture by Anthony W. Robins (Excelsior Editions)
New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham’s Jazz Age Architecture by Anthony W. Robins (Excelsior Editions)

Shame this wasn’t around on my last visit to the city. Hopefully New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham’s Jazz Age Architecture by Anthony W. Robins will be around for my next one. Read more

Best of art deco

1920s, 1930s, Art deco, United Kingdom

Art Deco: The top 30 most popular house finds on WowHaus

Four-bedroom 1930s art deco property in Southgate, London N14
Four-bedroom 1930s art deco property in Southgate, London N14

When it comes to house styles, the art deco section of the WowHaus site is by far the most popular. With that in mind, we have decided to compile the 30 most popular art deco house finds on the site. Ok, it also contains some moderne and modernist houses of the era, but overall, this is the best of the style that still stands. Read more

1920s, France, Modernist

On the market: 1920s Robert Mallet-Stevens-designed modernist property in Yvelines, France

1920s Robert Mallet-Stevens-designed modernist property in Yvelines, France
1920s Robert Mallet-Stevens-designed modernist property in Yvelines, France

I suppose this is a companion piece to a house we featured some time back. That house was the 1920s Robert Mallet-Stevens-designed Villa Poiret property, which was offered for sale a few years ago with an additional caretaker’s house. Now the Robert Mallet-Stevens-designed caretaker’s property in Yvelines, France is up for sale separately. Read more