ART DECO DESIGN
While we are away at High Point Furniture Market I thought I'd share a few blasts from the past. Enjoy, and we'll catch up when we return! Of all the design periods in history, Art Deco had to be one of the most short lived. Born in a time of luxury and decadence, the golden age of ocean liners, cocktails and jazz bands, art deco was too soon a causality of the austerity which was ushered in by WWII. The Hollywood take on AD usually involved mirrors, lots and lots of mirrors. Essentially an…
Art Deco Napier New Zealand
Stephen Fuller a designer from New Zealand was asked to design this series of beautiful Art Deco style illustrations for large permanent road signs placed on the arterial routes into Napier ( Art Deco Capital of New Zealand ) and they were also printed as A2 posters and postcards sold at the annual Art Deco […]
Mads Berg | Illustration
Based in Copenhagen, Mads Berg is widely known for his modern art deco style and vintage graphics. His pared back environments provide an elegant simplicity that delivers a concise narrative message. Mads has been working as an illustrator and designer since 2001 and has collaborated with numerous multinational clients such as Coca Cola, Orangina, San Diego Zoo, Lego, 02, Monocle and Wired.
Books and Art
Piano poster for Club. Mads Berg. Partially in response to the Gatsby phenomenon, Berg produced a series of extraordinary illustrated art deco posters. By using vintage and art deco elements Berg...