Art Deco

The predominant decorative art style of the 1920s and 1930s,1940s, characterized by precise and boldly delineated geometric shapes and strong colors, and used most notably in household objects and in architecture. However these styles were embodied well into our 21st century through different mediums.


Art Deco

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From the Calumet412 blog. "Man Combating Ignorance, statue at the Hall of Science, Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago"

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Light Post, Fair Park, Dallas, Texas

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Art Deco Emerald Ring, Colombian Muzo emerald, possibly Belgium origin , ca. 1920

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Art Deco Entrance Doors | Itahy building,art deco door entrance.

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Akureyri Church is perched at the top of a long staircase from the city centre. It's a simple recent construction from 1940 .

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Chanin Building 122 East 42nd Street at Lexington Avenue, 1927.

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BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA Architect: George Val Myer, 1932

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This Portland stone building has beautiful clean lines and there are some wonderful art deco features: long vertical glass drops on the towers, zigzag tops to the towers, ziggurat roofline, bas relief metalwork panels, ca 1933.

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The Bank of Nova Scotia building on Bay St in the financial district is a deco delight.

Occasional Toronto: art deco

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These super stainless steel doors were designed by artist Charles Comfort for the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE) building on Bay St which was built in 1937.

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Penobscot Building, Detroit, built in the roaring twenties.

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  • Joann Wisniewski
    Joann Wisniewski

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Penobscot!

  • N P
    N P

    Looks like a beatiful buulding indeed.

Vintage lipstick art deco

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Diamond and lacquer bangle, 1930s

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A stunning compact by Tiffany & Co. is crafted in an impeccable Art Deco design. Comprised of 14K gold,ca. 1940

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  • Siegfried Rettkowski
    Siegfried Rettkowski

    Where Did you see that, what do you know about? I got an similar lipstick holder, may be 20 years older, much more art-deco designed like the Chysler Building or like sun rising effort.

Metal Art Deco Doors

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Art deco - Paris

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Art Deco Architecture

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Railroad station,Philadelphia

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420 Boylston, Boston MA

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Interior of the Chanin Building on 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC

The Unbearable Banishment: A little art deco in the morning

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Art Deco church spire

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Art Deco

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Rockefeller Center, NYC

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Foyer, Empire State Building, NYC, by David Thompson

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The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza hotel - 1931.

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