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The very first guide to some of the most appealing and sought-after examples of portable Art Deco design. Rodney Capstick-Dale co-founded the original Albemarle Gallery, London, in 1987, where his interest in modern British art focused on early abstract painting of the 1920s and 1930s. Diana Capstick-Dale trained as a graphic designer in Lausanne before completing an MA degree in stage design and working as a set and costume designer.

350 illustrations 26.0 x 24.0cm 272pp ISBN 978 0 500 518311 April £34.95

Art Deco Collectibles Fashionable Objets from the Jazz Age Rodney and Diana Capstick-Dale 56

In the 1920s and 1930s Art Deco influenced everything from art and architecture, interiors and furnishings, automobiles and boats, to the small, personal objects that are part of everyday life. The items in this thematically structured book demonstrate Deco style at its most alluring. They were then the height of fashion, and to many they remain sought after as collectibles. They reveal an era of close cooperation between designers and manufacturers, who aimed to produce goods that were not only fit for purpose, but also well made and beautiful. Art Deco Collectibles showcases portable classics of avant-garde modern design from Britain, Europe and the United States. It is the first book to bring together the small collectibles – from cigarette cases and lighters to powder compacts and cosmetics accessories, watches, jewelry, even cameras. A testament to the style, glamour and sophistication of the Jazz Age, it will appeal both to collectors and to anyone with an interest in Deco style and the history of fashion, taste and design.

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