The custom bar was made of rich exotic woods with high gloss laquer finish in the style of Art Deco*. Marquetry was used, this is the craft of applying pieces of veneer to form decorative and linear designs – most often very geometric.
The metal and accents (such as the bar handles) were used to give a futuristic machine aesthetic. The bar was designed to be both functional and glamorous.
*Art Deco is a visual arts style that first emerged in France after WWI (prominent from 1920s-1940s) heavily influenced by Cubism, Art Nouveau and early Hollywood. Quickly spread to the United States and then internationally.