Art Deco

Horizontal bar windows are synonymous with the Art Deco movement of the 1920s and 30s. Crittall’s double glazed heritage bar steel window system accurately mimic the typical Art Deco design but with added modern features.

The most basic Art Deco features are geometric patterns often evident in windows.    Art Deco style windows were usually blocky, circular or rectangular in appearance and usually tall.

Around the mid 1920s and early 1930s, Crittall windows became associated with the Art Deco and Modernist movements.  Steel and concrete came together as the two main materials of the Modernist movement. It was all about the look; creating slim sightlines and a simple appearance.

Crittall windows are available in a variety of shapes and size. They all, however, have slimline steel frames and a sharp look. ‘The slim, timeless frames and sightlines, and the graceful elegance offered by steel windows creates a light, delicate feel inside and out. They produce a sense of airiness and space.

Crittall Windows have helped to define some of the UKs best loved heritage buildings and are synonymous with the Art Deco period of the 1920s and 1930s.

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