Many homes of this period were decorated in the Arts & Crafts style, variations of traditional Georgian and Colonial styles, or Art
Moderne which embraced the marvels of the Machine Age of the 1920’s and 1930’s.
Improved Quality in Houses and Furnishings
“One who sets out to furnish a given house for the occupancy of a given family faces a three-fold problem. He must select and arrange in
the house such things as suit the age, sex and temperament of the individual members, meet their needs, express their tastes and
aspirations, and fit their purse. He must, moreover, see that the things so selected and arranged suit the house itself, in scale, coloring
and style. Finally, he must see to it that these things are not only suitable but intrinsically good-looking, and that they combine
to form a harmonious and beautiful whole.” …The Principles of Interior Decoration by Bernard