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ART DECO - REVISION CARDS

V. Ryan 2013

 

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ART DECO 1924 - 1940

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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.

KEY FEATURES
BOLD DESIGNS
GEOMETRIC SHAPES AND PATTERNS
VIBRANT COLOUR SCHEME
SYMMETRICAL DESIGNS
ELEGANT
STYLISH
STREAMLINED
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ART DECO - SHAPES AND FORMS - 2

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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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2. Describe the key features of Art Deco designs? Include at least one example of a product.         4 marks
 
 
 
 
 
 
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