This distinguishes Deco from the organic motifs favoured by its predecessor Art
Nouveau. Historian Bevis Hillier defined Art Deco as "an assertively modern style
Dec 12, 2014 ... Movement in the decorative arts and architecture that originated in the 1920s and
developed into a major style in western Europe and the ...
What is Art Deco? gold image. By Alastair Duncan, ADSNY Advisory Board
Member. Art Deco was the last splendidly self-indulgent decorative style, one ...
Art Deco style was one of the most influential design movements of the 20th
Century. Explore Art Deco history, architecture, interior design, graphic design, ...
When I arrived in Miami, the term art deco
was something of a mystery to me. The stark lines, bold colors and zig-zag architectural features were added to objects placed in the tomb to entertain and enlighten the sleeping kings. It has enjoyed this popularity since ... More »
Learn more about Art Deco style homes and architecture! If you are looking to
remodel your MD/DC/VA home, contact Bruce Wentworth for award winning ...
The art deco style, which above all reflected modern technology, was
characterized by smooth lines, geometric shapes, streamlined forms and bright,
How to Decorate in Art Deco Style. Ah, the 1920s. The great war was over, and
no one knew, yet, that the next one was brewing. Society was at the height of ...
Art deco (c.1908 to 1935). Art deco began in Europe, particularly Paris, in the
early years of the 20th century, but didn't really take hold until after World War I. It
What it is: Art deco style spanned the period between World Wars I and II,
peaking in the late 1920s and early '30s. It emphasized form as much as function