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American Art Deco Collection Guide

 
 
2018.08.09

IdcN Collection Exhibition Series vol.23

Ziggurat Design 30s “American Art Deco and Skyscrapers”

In the early 20th century, the new design style called Art Deco flourished in Europe. America was growing economically from the late 20s to the 30s, and it was there that new elements were added to th ...

 
 
2017.07.31

IdcN Collection Exhibition Series vol.22

“LIFE” | America: Birth of Photojournalism Magazine

IdcN holds approximately 2,000 Art Deco items, ranging from furniture to electric appliances, tableware, magazines and posters, all of which were produced in the United States in the 1930s. This mode ...

 
 
2016.08.01

IdcN Collection Exhibition Series vol.21

American AD of 1930s | Lifestyle and Products

This is a serial exhibit in which we show, on a theme-by-theme basis, our nearly 2,000 examples of Art Deco design from the United States in the 1930s. This time, focusing on advertisements and produc ...

 
 
2014.11.20

Collection Exhibition Series vol.20

Electric Dream: Household Electric Appliance and Modern Life

This is a serial exhibit in which we show, on a theme-by-theme basis, our nearly 2,000 examples of Art Deco collection. In volume 20, we will introduce a number of home appliances that have rapidly sp ...

 
 
2014.11.17

Collection Exhibition Series vol.19

Posters from the 30s: Modern Life and Graphic Design

This serial theme-centered exhibit focuses on the posters of the 1930s and 40s that so affected the country, presenting both the appeal of the simple yet robust graphics and the historical background ...

 
 
2014.11.17

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.18

Color: The Colors and Materials of American Art Deco

This is a serial exhibit in which we show, on a theme-by-theme basis, our nearly 2,000 examples of art deco design from the 1930s in the United States, pieces that form the cornerstone of 20th Century ...

 
 
2014.11.17

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.17

Streamlined

This is a serial exhibit in which we show, on a theme-by-theme basis, our nearly 2,000 examples of art deco design from the 1930s in the United States, pieces that form the cornerstone of 20th Century ...

 
 
2014.05.03

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.16

Modern Ladies | America: The Dawn of the Beauty Business

At the beginning of the 20th Century, women’s lifestyles underwent a sea change, effected by modernization and two great wars. Between the 1910s and the 1920s in Europe and the United States, with the ...

 
 
2014.05.03

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.15

American Designers of the 30s: First Generation Designers

From the end of the 19th Century through the beginning of the 20th, in Europe and the United States, both of which experienced the Industrial Revolution and the development of industrialized societies ...

 
 
2014.05.02

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.14

The Geometric 30s−American Art Deco and Geometric Patterns

The decorative art that bloomed in the decades between the two world wars in France is generally known as art deco. The geometric patterns, revealing a strong individuality even at first glance, can b ...

 
 
2014.05.02

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.13

American Illustration of the 1930s

For the United States, the beginning of the 20th Century was an era characterized by technological innovation and major changes in every area of daily life. Among developments in a variety of industri ...

 
 
2014.05.01

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.12

1930s Designs for Plastic−Art Deco’s Star Material

As everyone knows, plastic is a material that appeared with the technological innovations of the end of the 19th Century, conquering the world in the 20th Century. Its characteristic bright colors and ...

 
 
2014.05.01

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.11

30s Graphics−American Art Deco Graphic Design

Even / also in the design world, the manufacturing process, it’s easy to incorporate change in the relatively simple parts and the transition to the new style was quick. Art deco, which swept Europe i ...

 
 
2014.04.16

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.10

Pop Design of the 1930s−America’s Material Revolution

In the 1930s, the release and commercialization of new materials proceeded at a whirlwind pace, introducing into people’s daily lives an abundance of materials and colors never seen before. New indust ...

 
 
2014.04.16

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.9

Magazines: 30s, The Golden Age of American Magazines

In this volume, we looked back on the 1930s, when the familiar medium of the magazine developed so rapidly, and probed the social circumstances surrounding their rise and the appeal of the graphic exp ...

 
 
2014.04.16

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.8

American Art Deco: The Modern Era

In volume 8, through various designed products, we introduced scenes of daily life and the atmosphere of the 1930s, an era that was at the forefront of the 20th Century lifestyle. Unlike in previous e ...

 
 
2014.04.16

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.7

BLACK & CHROME|American Art Deco: A Monotone World

Black, not commonly used until the early part of the 20th Century in the 1930s became the darling of modern colors. Here, through 60 pieces ranging from furniture to cushions, accessories and other sm ...

 
 
2014.04.16

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.6

1930s Magazine Ads: American Advertising and Design

We have assembled a unique group of magazine advertising for this exhibit. The display highlighted not only the beauty of the graphics but also the objects of daily life that effected such a profound ...

 
 
2014.04.16

Collection Exhibition Series Vol.5

American Art Deco Design for Living

The refined linear look of American art deco in the 1930s touched a wide variety of fields, from interior and graphic design to furniture and modern accessories, quickly penetrating daily life. In thi ...