The Art of Deco

20 Jan

To me, Art Deco is like a fantastic wine; it is the perfect blend of fashion with architecture and design and encompasses all of my visual art passions.

According to Wikipedia, Led by the best designers in the decorative arts such as fashion, and interior design, Art Deco affected all areas of design throughout the 1920s and 1930s, including architecture and industrial design, as well as the visual arts such as painting, the graphic arts and film. At the time, this style was seen as elegant, glamorous, functional and modern.It  could also be described as a movement of sorts. A rebelling from designing with political or philosophical roots. It was simply about design. Nothing more, nothing less.

It was the soul of the 1920′s and 30′s and  served as the foundation for design movements that emerged throughout the past 80 years. The “art deco aesthetic” is primarily found in fashion, architecture, art and typography but its influences can still be found in modern design.

Luella says…That building matches my dress.


What era of design do you love?

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5 Responses to “The Art of Deco”

  1. Sarah, Acid Wallpaper July 18, 2011 at 7:10 AM #

    What a period! This form of design still looks so modern to me. Completely ahead of it’s time. We should all have a bit of art deco in our lives – if not the entire philosophy.

    Sarah x

  2. awatif September 26, 2011 at 1:21 AM #

    I am so glad i found your blog!!

  3. nikology September 29, 2011 at 2:08 AM #

    incredible works! Timeless!

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