art deco art deco

Definition(s):

  • (n) a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production

Usage(s):

  1. The master of art deco celebrates with four showsIn 1926, when Ert made an electrifying appearance at the Paris Opera costume ball, he was dressed in a toreador outfit.
  2. Many New Yorkers are nostalgic for the art deco diners that once thrived in the city's neighborhoods.
  3. It was a dream palace, an exuberant art deco fantasy, but year after year fewer people came.

News

  1. Will dirigibles make a comeback?

    Once upon a time, the airship was hailed as the future of flight: as glamorous, luxurious and fashionable as the Art Deco era which marked its heyday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. 2 people, 2 dogs perish in Miami Beach fire

    Two people are dead after fire raged through the Saint George Condos art deco building near Washington Avenue and Sixth Street Thursday morning. Firefighters carried the body of an elderly woman was carried away from the smoke-stained building. It appears the fire started in her first floor apartment around 12:45 a.m. Another victim, a man in his 20s who lived in the apartment above the woman ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

  3. Cars from art deco period exhibited in Nashville

    Cars from art deco period exhibited in Nashville Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:02 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013 What binds them together is their art deco design and the venue where they are showcased: the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, which was built in 1933-34 as the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

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