Monday, June 20, 2011

Shoot-em-up digital Deco

Okay, so you may not be into video games, especially M (Mature) rated ones that are rather violent.

But if you like the Art Deco aesthetic, then you might enjoy looking over the shoulder of someone playing the video game BioShock.

You'll find some elegant geometric-patterned wall panels, and plenty of multiple-plane detailing on columns and trim.

It's just one more example of how the Art Deco style has permeated popular culture!


Friday, June 3, 2011

Deco drives artwork of 1927 car parts catalogue cover

Even thought the illustrations within this 1927 Parisian motor parts catalogue are crisp and free of decoration, the front cover certainly reflects its time and place in design history.