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  • proper n. a style of decorative art and architecture originating in the 1920s and 1930s, characterized by bold geometric forms and simple composition


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  • The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel - paying homage to its original Edwardian and Art Deco design, The Savoy will once again lay claim to its long-standing status as London's premier social destination when it unveils the culmination of a nearly two-year,

  • I'd only had the dream once or twice since arriving in California, and this time it took place in a house similar to that of the Greenfields ', except that the vining Art Deco motifs were actual vines growing up the high stone walls, and the thin greyhound statues were living creatures, mincing about on their impossibly thin legs.

    Locked Rooms

  • At the corner of Eighth and Eighteenth, near Covenant House, I got cut off by movers delivering a pair of Art Deco couches.

    The Beach House

  • Named Suburban Square, the cluster of Art Deco buildings comprised a multifloor department store surrounded by smaller shops around an outdoor concourse—an early shopping center.

    Makeshift Metropolis


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