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Gatsby style: 5 art deco treasures that roar back to the '20s

Art Deco is, essentially, timeless. But every once in a while, our collective fascination with the movement’s decor reaches a new fever pitch. With the release Friday of Baz Luhrmann’s blockbuster adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, suddenly, everyone wants an air of the Jazz Age. Here are five of-the-moment ways to add some Roaring Twenties glamour to your home

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Pillar of support: The Salute Table, by up-and-coming Munich-based designer Sebastian Herkner, is meant to act like a 1920s-era butler. When the handsome, painted steel column is placed near a lounger or arm chair, its elegant brass tray extends to hold your book, cocktail or iPad. For extra opulence, the cylinder also comes in a black marble and the tray in chrome. lachance.fr

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Ring master: Because of the hand-burnished brass rings, Italian architect Massimo Castagna’s Light Ring Chandelier has an antique essence. The warm glow of the sleek, energy saving LED light strip brings the fixture straight into the 21st century. henge07.com

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Silver service: In the early 20th century, Wiener Silber Manufactur was one of Austria’s top silver manufacturers. In 2009, the company relaunched, hoping to blend its traditions with a contemporary aesthetic. Its Tea Set, by Tomas Alonso, does just that: The Zebra wood handles have a jazz-age opulence, the geometry has a pared-down simplicity. wienersilbermanufactur.com

Craig Dillon

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Fine work: The Roll Top Desk by Toronto furniture maker Reed Hansuld is handcrafted from sumptuous woods: Makassar ebony, mahogany and quilted English sycamore. Although its gently curving lines have a nostalgic feel, the work surface is proportioned specifically to accommodate laptops and tablets. reedhansuld.com

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Bold as brass: The opulent furniture of English aristocrat Lady Edwina Mountbatten (who was well know for her social life in the 1920s and ’30s) inspired Toronto designer Colleen McGill to make the Hicks Coffee Table. McGill updated the Deco-esque fan pattern by cutting it into a modern drum-shaped base. myplumdesign.com

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