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Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s Bayer, Patricia

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ISBN 10: 0821218131 / ISBN 13: 9780821218136
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[FIRST EDITION] Boston, etc.: Bullfinch Press / Little Brown & Co., 1990. Tall hardcover in pictorial dust jacket. 224 pages with 300 illustrations, over 150 in color. First edition. A well researched and illustrated volume on the Art Deco Movement. Includes acknowledgments, galleries and museums, bibliography, and index. Ex-library with minor marking, gutter repair. (shelf2). Bookseller Inventory # 0603W489439

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Title: Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design ...

Binding: Oct 01, 1990

Book Condition:Used: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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By the time of the Paris exhibition of 1925 from which Art Deco took its name, the idea that an interior and its furnishings should form a complete design - a "total look" - dominated the thinking of both designers and their clients. Studios began to emerge to serve the needs of a design and style-conscious middle-class. This text displays the flourishing design ingenuity through contemporary photographs and illustrations of selected interiors complemented with modern photographs of individual pieces. It traces the sylistic evolution and dominant motifs of Deco, the triumph of the 1925 exhibition and the pure "high style" of the Paris ensembliers; the growth of Streamline Moderne offshoots in the US; the international revival of Deco as a decorative style for a new generation of post-modern designers; and the restoration of many Art Deco interiors to their original state.

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Patricia Bayer is an art historian who has written extensively on Art Deco design and architecture. Her books include Art Deco Architecture, Art Deco Interiors, and Art Deco Postcards. She lives in Connecticut.

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