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Why Is Pop Culture So Obsessed with the 1920s?

Why Is Pop Culture So Obsessed with the 1920s? | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
A great science fiction author once said that every story of the future is really about the "unthinkable present." The same is true of stories about history.
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The spirit of Art Deco is all around........in this Age of Austerity.
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Future Past: This Modern 1930s Grand Prix–Style Sports Car Needs to Happen

Future Past: This Modern 1930s Grand Prix–Style Sports Car Needs to Happen | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
British designer Afzal Kahn must hate sleep. Reigning over a mini-empire that includes namesake concerns Kahn Automobiles, Kahn Styling, and Kahn Clocks and Watches, he recently added the Chelsea Truck Co., to his portfolio, a London-based retail outlet where the well-heeled can browse off-road offerings such as the wonderfully bizarre Land Rover Defender–based Flying Huntsman 6×6. Now, in […]
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Donald Trump helps us relive the 1930s | Toronto Star

Donald Trump helps us relive the 1930s | Toronto Star | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Give this to Donald Trump: he helps us picture how the anti-democratic, right wing, personality-driven movements of the 1930s came to power.
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Staying Streamline Moderne at Santa Monica’s Classic Art Deco Hotel | Artinfo

Staying Streamline Moderne at Santa Monica’s Classic Art Deco Hotel | Artinfo | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
The Hotel Shangri-La was named for a mythical Tibetan paradise, but is an LA icon.
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1920′s Hairstyles for Men - Short Hairstyles Trendy

1920′s Hairstyles for Men - Short Hairstyles Trendy | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
How did the lads gown their hair again within the Nineteen Twenties??. This query might have been requested by many males. So, simply include me to return to the Nineteen Twenties and attempt to reply it.
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History Pics on Twitter

History Pics on Twitter | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Japanese girls receiving shooting training during school, 1930s. pic.twitter.com/AtgtBFFcEf
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Iconic Melbourne art deco theatre The Astor re-opens

Iconic Melbourne art deco theatre The Astor re-opens | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Melbourne's much-loved art deco cinema The Astor reopens to the public.
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The house that time forgot: Mother and sons keep family home frozen in the 1920s for 70 YEARS

The house that time forgot: Mother and sons keep family home frozen in the 1920s for 70 YEARS with original decoration, food and furniture ...
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Art Deco Imperial Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic - YouTube

http://www.gohotels.com/en-location/prague-cz.htm - Art Deco Imperial Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
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Art Deco Riverfront Highrise to Get the Sterling Bay Treatment

Art Deco Riverfront Highrise to Get the Sterling Bay Treatment | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Images via Sterling Bay, 121WestWacker.com Chicago-based developer Sterling Bay has made a name for itself in the last few years by acquiring aging buildings, renovating them into the modern...
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LA Story and 48 Hours petrol station becomes Starbucks

LA Story and 48 Hours petrol station becomes Starbucks | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
The Gilmore Gasoline Filling Station was used in movies LA Story and 48 Hours but closed in the 1990s, now it has been revamped and turned into a coffee shop.
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Art deco Brisbane: new project aims to highlight precious architecture

Art deco Brisbane: new project aims to highlight precious architecture | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Brisbane's popular art deco era is set to be documented in a new history project that aims to help preserve the unique architecture that remains in the city.
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Design notebook: art deco cutlery - Telegraph

Design notebook: art deco cutlery - Telegraph | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
This week's hottest interiors trends, from bold paints to beaten-metal lights
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How to learn about Art Deco in Shanghai – My Telegraph

How to learn about Art Deco in Shanghai – My Telegraph | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
At 10am on a Saturday morning, Shanghai’s Grand Cinema foyer is packed. It’s the early morning matinee, when ticket prices are slashed and you can see movies in the city’s premier film venue for less than a fiver.
But we are the only patrons staring assiduously at our feet, refusing to head towards the screens.

“I think I see an H!” shouts a close-shaven American, wearing a small rucksack fastened unnecessarily tightly across his chest considering its evidently light load.

My ‘Art Deco In Sha
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Downton Abbey sparks trend for art deco jewellery - Telegraph

Downton Abbey sparks trend for art deco jewellery  - Telegraph | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Classic 1920s pieces showcased by Downton's Lady Mary have led to a comeback for art deco jewellery, according to auction house Bonhams
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Big award haul for Art Deco Trust - Hawkes Bay Today - Hawke's Bay Today News

Big award haul for Art Deco Trust - Hawkes Bay Today - Hawke's Bay Today News | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
The Art Deco Trust was showered with accolades at the glitzy annual Hawke's Bay Tourism Industry Awards last night. - Hawke's Bay Today
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First look: Grandpa Johnson's, an Art Deco cocktail lounge now open in Hollywood

First look: Grandpa Johnson's, an Art Deco cocktail lounge now open in Hollywood | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
It's late in the afternoon Thursday and L.A. nightlife veteran Johnny Zander is squinting in the bright sunlight, standing in the doorway to his latest Hollywood venture, Grandpa Johnson's. From the street it looks like a closed vintage jewelry store with two empty glass display cases, but a couple steps inside, through a red velvet curtain, of course, there's a "Gatsby"- esque cocktail lounge.
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Chanel Turns to Art Deco for Café Society Collection | Artinfo

Chanel Turns to Art Deco for Café Society Collection | Artinfo | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Chanel Turns to Art Deco for Café Society Collection
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3D printable version of Marcel Duchamp's rare Art Deco chess-set

3D printable version of Marcel Duchamp's rare Art Deco chess-set | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Marcel Duchamp's rare chess-set has been recreated as freely downloadable 3D print-files on Thingiverse, where the community is actively remixing them.
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Art deco building to be turned into student accomodation

Art deco building to be turned into student accomodation | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
A prominent art deco building in Geelong will be converted into 33 units for Deakin University students.
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On the market: 1930s E. William Palmer-designed art deco property in Brighton, East Sussex « WowHaus

On the market: 1930s E. William Palmer-designed art deco property in Brighton, East Sussex « WowHaus | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
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Art deco treasures shine in Shanghai - The Age

Art deco treasures shine in Shanghai - The Age | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Art deco treasures shine in Shanghai
The Age
After a nail-biting taxi ride across Shanghai in rush hour traffic, I pull up at the Okura Garden Hotel in the former French Concession.
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In Lexington - this house on the tour made another kind of history - The Boston Globe

In Lexington - this house on the tour made another kind of history - The Boston Globe | Art Decoed | Scoop.it
Just about everyone in Lexington knows of the town’s Revolutionary War heroes — the families who gave their names to the Buckman Tavern, the Hancock-Clarke House, and the William Diamond Middle School.
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