Check out the cutting edge stylings of this ad from The Mosaic Tile Company (c. 1930), illustrating the various ways in which ancient Egyptian themes could be adapted for a modern home. No element is left untouched by the decorator’s inspiration, from the entrance to the fireplace. Even the piano has been funkified. Refreshingly, other themes are blended in to prevent a tomb-like atmosphere.
Home Sweet Home5 03 2012