Coming from a background in Illustration, I had a love for Art Deco long before The Great Gatsby movie arrived on scene. I actually love the juxtaposition of Art Deco and Art Nouveau...because when you combine the two in the prop world, magic happens. Each has a very distinct style, yet they pair in such a lovely way. Much like a marriage, one might think! I love the combination of strong shapes and metallics, well designed details mixed with natural elements, hard edges and swooping arches.
Here is the next theme in our On Display series...the fantastic marriage of Art Deco and Nouveau!