Most people have heard the phrase Art Deco, in fact I would say there's few adults in the developed world who wouldn't be able to hazard a guess as its origins or associations. You may even have art deco furniture or an art deco style painting in your home without even realising it.
Heralded as a design movement Art Deco had international status when it was popular between 1920 and 1940. All manner of items and decorative arts were sculpted by the movement, including art deco interior design, art deco architecture, Art Deco paintings, fashion and many other items. You can see a whole host of art deco buildings in all the capitals of the world, architectural design is probably the most obvious example of Art Deco.
But the sheer popularity of Art Deco means that there is still designers and artists working with inspirations from that era now, creating stunning modern paintings and graphics influenced by Art Deco collectable items. There is also still fashionable art deco pieces available for sale that have survived the past decades and remain in excellent condition. At auction you can pick up some exceptional art deco furniture, paintings and suchlike at reasonable prices.
Even film became influenced by art deco, film being probably the most obvious point at which you could tell that art deco was more a collection of different styles of the period than anything else. Inclusive of Cubism, Modernism, Art Nouveau and Futurism to name the most well known, Art Deco inspired items provide you and your home with an eclectic mix of some of the foundations of design and creativity that influenced design today. Do you Love Art Deco Designed Items? Well here we have a fine selection of art deco collectables from live uk auctions. Handpicked for originality!