architecture Art Deco Architects

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List of famous architects & designers who work in the art deco style or movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. If you're an aspiring architect or designer, these popular art deco architects should be looked upon for inspiration. You can find bits of information about these renowned art deco designers, such as when they were born and what their nationalities are. List ranges from Marcel Janco to Erich Mendelsohn and more. This list answers the question, "Who are the most famous art deco architects?"

Albert Aalbers Netherlands - Albert Frederik Aalbers was a Dutch architect who created elegant villas, hotels and office buildings in Bandung, Indonesia under Dutch colonial rule in the 1930s. Albert Aalbers worked in the ...more

Albert Anis United States of America - Albert Anis was an architect in Miami, Florida known for his Art Deco architecture. He was one of a group of American-born architects working in Miami Beach who synthesized the austere ...more

Albert Kahn United States of America, Germany - Albert Kahn was the foremost American industrial architect of his day. He is sometimes called the architect of Detroit. In 1943, the Franklin Institute awarded him the Frank P. Brown Medal ...more

Bruce Goff United States of America - Bruce Alonzo Goff was an American architect distinguished by his organic, eclectic, and often flamboyant designs for houses and other buildings in Oklahoma and elsewhere.

Claude Beelman United States of America - Claud W. Beelman, sometimes known as Claude Beelman, was an American architect who designed many examples of Beaux-Arts, Art Deco and Streamline Moderne style buildings. Many of his buildings ...more

Erich Mendelsohn United Kingdom, Germany - Erich Mendelsohn was a Jewish German architect, known for his expressionist architecture in the 1920s, as well as for developing a dynamic functionalism in his projects for department stores and ...more

Ernest Cormier Canada - Ernest Cormier, OC was a Canadian engineer and architect who spent much of his career in the Montreal area, erecting notable examples of Art Deco architecture, including his home in the Golden ...more

George Coles George Coles was an English architect, known mostly as a designer of Art Deco cinema theatres in the 1920s and 1930s. Coles was brought up in Leyton, East London and trained at Leyton Technical ...more

Giuseppe Pettazzi Italy - Giuseppe Pettazzi was an Italian Art Deco and Futurist architect of the 1930s. He built many buildings in Eritrea during Italian Colonial Rule. They included the Fiat Tagliero Building in ...more

Gordon Kaufmann United States of America - Gordon Bernie Kaufmann was an English-born American architect mostly known for his work on the Hoover Dam. He arrived in California in 1914 and during his early career he did much work in the ...more

Harry Weedon England - Harold William "Harry" Weedon was an English architect. Although he designed a large number of buildings during a long career, he is best known for his role overseeing the Art Deco ...more

Howard Robertson Sir Howard Morley Robertson MC RA was an American-born British architect, President of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 1952 to 1954 and a Royal Academician. In 1949 he was the ...more

John Augur Holabird United States of America - John Augur Holabird was a significant United States architect based in Chicago. Born on May 4, 1886, the day of Chicago's Haymarket Riot, he was the son of architect William Holabird. John ...more

John Wellborn Root, Jr. United States of America - John Wellborn Root, Jr. was a significant United States architect based in Chicago. He was the son of architect John Wellborn Root. As a young man, he graduated from Cornell University and ...more

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Kurt Vonnegut, Sr. United States of America - Kurt Vonnegut, Sr. was an American architect and architectural lecturer active in early- to mid-twentieth-century Indianapolis, Indiana. A member of the American Institute of Architects, he was ...more

Marcel Janco Israel, Romania - Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the co-inventor of Dadaism and a leading exponent of Constructivism in Eastern Europe. In the 1910s, he ...more

Pablo Antonio Philippines - Pablo Sebero Antonio was a Filipino architect. A pioneer of modern Philippine architecture, he was recognized in some quarters as the foremost Filipino modernist architect of his time. He was ...more

Paul T. Frankl Austria, United States of America - Paul T. Frankl, an Art Deco furniture designer and maker, architect, painter and writer from Vienna, Austria, was the son of a wealthy real estate speculator.

Raymond Hood United States of America - Raymond Mathewson Hood was an American architect who worked in the Art Deco style.

Stiles O. Clements United States of America - Stiles Oliver Clements was an architect practicing in Los Angeles and Southern California.

Thomas S. Tait United Kingdom - Thomas Smith Tait was a prominent Scottish Modernist architect. He designed a number of buildings around the world in Art Deco and Streamline Moderne styles, notably St. Andrew's House on Calton ...more

Viktor Sulčič Viktor Sulčič, also known as Víctor Sulcic, was a Slovenian born Art Deco architect in Argentina. He was born in 1895 in Križ near Trieste, and died in 1973 in Buenos Aires. After ...more

Walter Dorwin Teague United States of America - Walter Dorwin Teague was an American industrial designer, architect, illustrator, graphic designer, writer, and entrepreneur. Often referred to as the "Dean of Industrial Design", ...more

William Adams Delano United States of America - William Adams Delano, an American architect, was a partner with Chester Holmes Aldrich in the firm of Delano & Aldrich. The firm worked in the Beaux-Arts tradition for elite clients in New ...more