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Euro Deco

British Modern, French Modern, Spanish Art Deco, Dutch Modern, German Modern, Italian Art Deco

Steven Heller, Louise Fili

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A wide-ranging compilation of Art Deco graphics from six European countries

Overview

A wide-ranging compilation of Art Deco graphics from six European countries, Euro Deco assembles a wealth of alluring and sophisticated design from an extraordinary period of creative vitality and political turmoil.

An essential reference for graphic artists, designers and anyone with an interest in advertising or art history, this book features original artefacts from the 1920s to the 1940s, including samples of design and illustration from posters, packaging, magazines, advertisements and many other sources. With sections featuring more than 2,000 samples of graphic ephemera from France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy and the Netherlands, Euro Deco offers inspiration for the designer and an engaging and original portrait of the time and places in which these works were created.

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Reviews

'A great celebration of the birth of modern graphic design and typography'
Creative Review

'A book about a time of imagination, spectacle and conceptual flight, and it sends that message loud and clear on every page'
The Art Book

'A graphic designer’s dream of a reference book'
Artists & Illustrators

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Specifications

Format: Hardback

Size: 20.2 x 22.2 cm

Extent: 500 pp

Publication date: 4 April 2005

ISBN: 9780500512142

About the Author

Steven Heller is co-chair of the MFA Design: Designer as Author programme at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He is the author of many books, including Stencil Type, Graphic, Typography Sketchbooks, New Ornamental Type and New Vintage Type, all published by Thames & Hudson.

Louise Fili is director of Fili Design, a New York–based design studio specializing in vintage typographic treatments.