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ART DECO - REVISION CARDS
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ART DECO 1924 - 1940
Art Deco is an international decorative arts movement, popular between the years 1924 - 1940. Art Deco is usually associated with the architecture of the 1930s and speed and luxury. Recently it has seen a revival.
It is a style, that relies on bold designs, clear lines, vibrant colours and patterns. Geometric shapes and intense colour schemes are prominent.
GEOMETRIC SHAPES AND PATTERNS
VIBRANT COLOUR SCHEME
ART DECO - SHAPES AND FORMS - 1
ART DECO - SHAPES AND FORMS - 2
Two typical Art Deco patterns are seen above. Art Deco patterns tend to have:
Distinctive circular patterns.
Bold Straight Lines.
Subtle use of colour and shade.
Often look rather abstract.
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