Monthly Archives: June 2018

  • Art Deco Allure

    Art Deco derives from ‘Arts Décoratifs’ a design style named after the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts, that was held in Paris in 1925. Deco is characterised by modern shapes, geometric patterns and vivid colours. The movement represents glamour, extravagance and exciting new cultural, economic and technological changes that were happening in society after WW I. It was a rebellion from the mood and hardships experienced and a celebration of the era’s new cultural dynamism. The style remained popular through the 20s and 30s, although the Great Depression toned down the exuberance of the movement; architecture, art, and...

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