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Art Deco Patterns

from the V&A Museum

Format: Other book format
Publisher: Pimpernel Press Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Published: 26th Aug 2015
Dimensions: w 250mm h 345mm d 5mm
Weight: 567g
ISBN-10: 1910258482
ISBN-13: 9781910258484
Barcode No: 9781910258484
Synopsis
This collection of 12 sheets of quality standard-size (500 x 700mm) gift wrap features Art Deco designs from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The wrapping paper is folded into a paperback book, which has a note-pad binding for a clean, easy-tear off. The Deco period began in 1910 when Art Nouveau slid out of fashion. Its highpoint was in 1925 at the Paris exhibition, the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes, and the style culminated at the New York World's Fair in 1939. Art Deco brought an exotic, vibrant style to the most precious and exclusive works of art as well as to mass produced objects which were widely available. It became a universal phenomenon transforming the look of everything from factories and cinemas to fashion and photography. Art Deco is arguably the most popular style of the last century and one that has enormous appeal for people all over the world today.

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"wrapping presents will be quite different this Christmas . . . you may never struggle at home with rolls of wrapping paper again" * Gift Focus Newsletter * "...if corners must be cut, all you really need is good wrapping paper.The Pimpernel Press prints paper of Robert Adam designs, British Library manuscripts, V&A art deco patterns or Japanese prints (GBP12.99 each). Wrap up some breezeblocks in these exquisite sheets, and they'll look too good to tear." * Telegraph * "This year, avoid the usual struggle with rolls of wrapping paper and pick up this nifty gift-wrap book instead. It includes 12 sheets of beautifully designed, top-quality wrap." * Style at Home * "the joy of it is that your gifts will looks as great together as they do separately and you won't have all the fuss of wielding paper rolls." * Homes & Antiques * "Anyone got any wrapping paper? This is a question that gets bellowed across our office with embarrassing frequency. It's followed by frantic desk rifling as everyone tries to cover up for the fact that we are bad friends. Step up, Pimpernel Press's wrapping paper books" * Emerald Street * "Breathtakingly wonderful, and make for the best and most original wrapping paper we've ever seen." * A Little Bird, An Insider's Guide to London *