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  • proper noun 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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  • To be sure, the house reflects the late-romantic episode in architecture known as Art Deco, not the glass and steel rigour of the International Style - but certifiably modern it is.

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  • Some of the designs are decidedly Art Deco, which is an appealing style from the 1920s.

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  • It continued the tradition of using new materials and bold colours that began with Pop Art but also drew on historical styles such as Art Deco, Kitsch, and Surrealism.

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  • It continued the tradition of using new materials and bold colours that began with Pop Art but also drew on historical styles such as Art Deco, Kitsch, and Surrealism.

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  • The expansion will enable important exhibits - such as Art Deco lifts from

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  • Learn about the period you are interested in such as Art Deco, Victoria, Edwardian, etc.

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  • Learn about the period you are interested in such as Art Deco, Victoria, Edwardian, etc.

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  • Recently, he presented "Unpublished," a photography exhibition at Art Basel in Miami and co-founded that city's and arguably the country's hottest new retail spot, The Webster, a three-story boutique for fashion, photography, design and food, housed in an Art Deco space finished with milky marble and brass.

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  • Be sure to check out the pair of Art Deco figural sconces and the delightful 1950s Italian pottery bookends.

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  • Be sure to check out the pair of Art Deco figural sconces and the delightful 1950s Italian pottery bookends.

    Mary Kincaid: Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Home Finds (PHOTOS)

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