Art Deco Chicago looks at the city’s influence on Art Deco design. From the Carbine and Carbon building to Alphonso Iannelli’s work for Sunbeam home electronics and beyond, the city plays an important role in creating and bringing Art Deco to the masses.
The editor of Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America, Robert Bruegmann, visits Stranger Than Fiction to talk about this beautiful and very well-researched volume. Lovers of Art Deco should tune in!
Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America Robert Bruegmann, ed. $75.00 Air Date/Time October 23, 1:00 pm (Central) 1st ed., 325 pages, hardcover, Chicago Art Deco Society
An expansive take on American Art Deco that explores Chicago’s pivotal role in developing the architecture, graphic design, and product design that came to define middle-class style in the twentieth century.
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