Art Deco in art and design: this Art Deco interior features geometric forms that fit the Art Deco style of the 20s and 30s. Art Deco is from L'Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Moderns, an exposition held in Paris in 1925. Egyptian and Mayan motifs can been seen as well as designs related to modern art movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, and Expressionism.
Nichols Chinese Art Deco Rug Nichols made rugs of wool and silk depicting floral designs in rich, bold colors like magenta, turquoise, emerald and ruby. He specialized in a mechanized wool spinning technique that produced a thick strand. Nichols rugs became wildly popular in the Art Deco era, they were luxurious and exotic, the epitome of the Art Deco style.