This volume traces the history of the art deco movement and examines its influence on design. Examples are given of art deco furniture, textiles, ironwork, lighting, silver, glass, ceramics, sculpture, graphics, posters, books, jewellery, and architecture.
An exploration of art deco architectural design, embracing many different times and places in its summary of the movement's origins, development and influence. Various types of architecture, the author explains, were termed art deco, and their antecedents were mixed and often surprising.
Art Deco by the Sea is a major new book and exhibition examining British coastal culture between the First and Second World Wars. Beautifully illustrated, the book will trace how the British seaside changed during a new age of mass tourism.