Most popular Art & design styles: Art Deco books
The most popular Art & design styles: Art Deco books currently available. Updated weekly.
The definitive guide to Art Deco buildings in Britain, written by leading architectural historian Elain Harwood.
Focusing on Art Deco graphic art and illustration, this coffee-table book features fascinating text on the movement in general, fashion and advertising, accompanied by beautiful reproductions of work by talents such as Barbier, Erte, Cassandre and Colin. Echoing examples of other forms of Art Deco are also included.
Illustrated travel guide to the United Kingdom's Art Deco locations and architectural treasures: monuments, hotels, restaurants, theatres, lidos, bars and cinemas.
The 50 vanity cases shown in this book are from one private collection, with examples of contemporary jewellery and images illustrating the lives of those who owned them.
The stylish figures that dominate Erte's bold, sleek designs exude glamour and are instantly recognizable. From the iciness of Arctic Sea to the elegance of a costume design for Le Triomphe de la Femme, this calendar collects 12 of his masterpieces. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
Born in 1899 to Russian Aristocrats, Tamara de Lempicka escaped the Bolsheviks by exchanging her body for freedom, dramatically beginning a sexual career that included most of the influential men and women she painted. This biography is reissued to coincide with the twentieth anniversary of her death.
Perhaps no individual is more associated with the 20th century art deco revival than artist and designer, Erte. Although his talent spanned many fields, Erte is perhaps best-known for his fashion, jewellery and interior designs. Combining fresh and thoughtful text and beautiful illustrations, this coffee-table book is the definitive Erte companion.
Showcases and puts into historical context a host of sculpted works created in the 1920s and 1930s in the decorative vernacular defined loosely today as 'Art Deco'. With artists' biographies and details of manufacturers, a full glossary and a thematic index, this volume is suitable for all those interested in the Art Deco style.
Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the Art Deco movement and its influences on fashion, Art Deco Fashion: Masterpieces of Art showcases these luxurious and progressive works in all their glory.
Illustrated travel guide to Europe's Art Deco locations and architectural treasures: monuments, hotels, restaurants, theatres, lidos, bars and cinemas.
An illustrated study of the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It features buildings, such as the Glasgow School of Art, as well as his interiors, such as the Willow Tea Rooms, many of which were designed in collaboration with his wife, Margaret Macdonald.
Offers an account of the decorative arts of the Art Deco period. This book celebrates the styles rich variety of form and its diverse international roots as the very factors that make it a perennial favourite of modern collectors and designers.
100 decorative, stylised designs inspired by the beautiful linear patterns and images of the Art Deco movement.
A lavishly illustrated survey of American Art Deco architecture.
In the 1920s and '30s Art Deco influenced everything from art and architecture, interiors and furnishings, automobiles and boats, to the small personal objects that are part of everyday life. In this title, the items demonstrate Deco style at its most alluring. They were then the height of fashion, and are highly prized collectibles today.
This highly accessible overview of Art Deco, embraces nearly every artistic medium-offering paintings and photography to furnishings and film-through fifty superb examples of Art Deco style that reveal the period's richness and range.
Now available in a new format, this lavishly illustrated volume explores Art Deco art and design from its origin to its present day influences.
Monograph covering the work of Demetre Chiparus as both sculptor and painter.
Focus on Roland Paris, one of the most recognisable artists of the Art Deco world.
Masterworks of the modern jeweler's art from Art Deco-era Paris.
Twelve sumptuous and stunning art deco depictions of fairytale scenes from the Golden Age of illustration. These glorious drawings depict moments from The Arabian Nights and fairy tales such as Hansel and Gretel and East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
The stylish figures that dominate Erte's bold, sleek designs exude glamour and are instantly recognizable. With a long career spanning fashion magazines, jewellery, sculpture and the stage, the art deco artist and designer produced an impressive range of influential art. This week-to-view desk diary features over 30 stunning illustrations.
Art Deco was arguably the twentieth century's popular and memorable design movement, and has come to define the inter-war period with its clean sleek lines, streamlined shapes, bold abstract forms and bright colours. This book charts the impact of this style on the production of tiles and architectural faience in Britain.
Part of a series of handy, luxurious Flame Tree Pocket Books. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're delightfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap.
A detailed look at the statuettes of the Art Deco period, and the artists who created them.
A gloriously illustrated and informative celebration of Art Deco, in the same series as Miller's Arts & Crafts and Miller's Mid-century Modern.
An exhilarating look at Art Deco design in 1920s America, using jazz as its unifying metaphor
Spanning ritzy venues to sublimely styled homes, The New Art Deco is all about Deco-inspired interior design that vividly presents glamour in a polished and self-assured way. Side-by-side vintage photography that immortalized the Deco era as a halcyon moment in time, this book arches glittering talent in design, then and now.
The stylish figures that dominate Erte's bold, sleek designs exude glamour and are instantly recog-nizable. From the bold colours of Winter Flowers to the elegance of New Bridges of the Seven Seas, this calendar collects 12 of his masterpieces. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.