or Art Deco
- a style of decorative art developed originally in the 1920s with a revival in the 1960s, marked chiefly by geometric motifs, curvilinear forms, sharply defined outlines, often bold colors, and the use of synthetic materials, as plastics.
Origin of art deco
Examples from the Web for art deco
It is art-deco beachy in parts, and inner-city seedy in other areas, ultimately giving it a poor man's Miami feel.Gal With a Suitcase
July 10, 2010
- a style of interior decoration, jewellery, architecture, etc, at its height in the 1930s and characterized by geometrical shapes, stylized natural forms, and symmetrical utilitarian designs adapted to mass production
- (as modifier)an Art-Deco carpet
Word Origin and History for art deco
"decorative and architectural style of the period 1925-1940," attested from 1966, from French art décoratif, literally "decorative art" (see decorative); from L'Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, held in Paris 1925.