Illustration from the 1930 edition Style Book by drapery-hardware maker Kirsch of Sturgis, Michigan
A 1930 illustration from a window hardware manufacturer presents the well-furnished sunporch.
Look out the windows to see a spanking-new neighborhood—of compatible dwellings and picturesque rooflines, awnings and welcoming doorways (not garages), street lamps and generous sidewalks—all on a human scale. “The image is almost a lesson in all the wonderful, old-school things no longer available today, except perhaps on Etsy. This period of interior design is ascendant, however, so expect reproductions soon.” —Bo Sullivan, Bolling & Co.
Create your own Jazz Age and Depression-era lampshades with wire frames (their design or custom) from Smith and Company in Los Angeles. Many styles, priced about $12–30 apiece depending on size and complexity. customwireproductions.com/ arowire-lighting-collection
The ‘Capistrano’ outdoor daybed from Serena & Lily has a Twenties Empire Revival feel. It’s made of hand-wrapped resin “rattan” on an aluminum frame and measures about 80" long by 42.5" deep. MSRP $2,498. serenaandlily.com
The Marvin Ultimate French Casement opens like a French door, with no center post for an unobstructed view—just like the windows in the sun parlor. Various finish, casing, glass, and hardware options, with custom pricing. marvin.com