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When Edward VII ascended the throne in 1901, the English-speaking world was ready for the dawning of a new century -- and a new age in interior design. It was time to jettison the dark, heavy clutter of the Victorian era for something lighter, freer, and altogether more exuberant.

Early twentieth-century architecture was eclectic, so much so that in England, some militated for a unified national building style.  The Edwardians resurrected elements of Georgian, Medieval, and Tudor style, constructing everything from quaint cottages to columned neoclassical townhouses. 

Light, air and simplicity of detail were the unifying principles of this mix-and-match revivalism.  Colors were fresher than during the Victorian era: pastel blues, lilacs, leaf green, muted yellows, pearl gray.  Floral fabrics and wallpaper were complemented by the liberal use of fresh flowers in informal arrangements.  Along with Sheraton, Chippendale, Queen Anne and even Baroque reproduction furniture, wicker and bamboo began to be widely used, adding further delicacy to the style.
 

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Art Nouveau added a modern, original flavor to the period's historicism.
Taking their inspiration directly from nature, rather than from the past,
Art Nouveau designers adorned a vast array of ordinary household objects with stylized flowers, vines, leaves, birds, dragonflies.  An Edwardian interior would not be complete without a Tiffany lamp, an Art Nouveau clock, or perhaps a graceful, high-backed black lacquer chair after the fashion of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.  Other possibilities: Beardsley drawings, iridescent art glass, silver frames with botanical motifs, or even a few peacock feathers artfully displayed.

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