Simple fine lines and soft curves with wave patterns and plain sections. This design period includes very few decorative elements.
Characteristically symmetrical and formal comprising patterns such as dental blocks, egg and dart, acanthus leaf and corbelling. Bold and striking, invoking a feeling of grandeur.
Typically elaborate and richly detailed. Featured in terrace houses. Patterns make use of deep coved sections known as the Paddington style, as well as leaf patterns with minimal flowers. Displays balance, proportion and elegance.
Simpler, smaller versions of the Victorian styles. Featuring chains and bows and uniquely Australian designs incorporating flora and fauna patterns like waratahs, gumnuts, flannel flowers.
Bold, streamlined shapes with clean geometric lines. Patterns created using shapes such as triangles and diamonds replaced the excessive decoration of previous styles.
Bold geometric shapes again but of a more simplistic, plain style. Sharp straight lines with little or no pattern at all are the norm with this design style.