- a style of interior decoration, jewellery, architecture, etc, at its height in the 1930s and characterized by geometrical shapes, stylized natural forms, and symmetrical utilitarian designs adapted to mass production
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Art Deco /ˈdɛkəʊ/ n
art dec•o /ˈɑrt ˈdɛkoʊ/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable; often: Art Deco]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Fine Arta style of decorative art originating in the 1920's that uses geometric shapes and curved lines.
a style of decorative art developed originally in the 1920s with a revival in the 1960s, marked chiefly by geometric motifs, curvilinear forms, sharply defined outlines, often bold colors, and the use of synthetic materials, as plastics.Also, Art′ Dec′o. Also called deco, Deco.
- French Art Déco, shortened from Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, an exposition of modern decorative and industrial arts held in Paris, France, in 1925
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