The Schippertje is produced and assembled by a dedicated team of specialists who installed the moldings and ornaments inside the Café de Boterlap in Harderwijk. The design features of the moldings and ornaments fitted in the café is inspired by the traditional Art Nouveau style. If you look at the ceiling frame, you will see that the sides are expertly attached, leaving a continuous appearance and a distinct impression.
Conventional Art Nouveau typically features winding and twisting lines and patterns. Such characteristics are evident in this beautifully crafted masterpiece.
Another common Art Nouveau design feature is the extensive use of braided plant stems, following the typical twisting patterns Art Nouveau style is known for. Bending flower buds, generally Ivy, are also a popular theme in this type of art décor, which is reflected on the overall motif of the café’s ceiling.
One of the most important features of Art Nouveau design is the use of slender figured women’s bust. With great skill and craftsmanship, this particular ornament can add beauty and elegance to any room. In this case, the large Art Nouveau ornament is actually giving the space above the dance floor a bit of depth and classic style.