DECO REVIVAL: NEW BOOK, ART DECO COLLECTIBLES, DAZZLES

By Lance Avery Morgan    Photography courtesy of Rodney and Diana Capstick-Dale

Screen Shot 2016-05-13 at 10.27.33 AMArt Deco Collectibles is THE book to have this season on your coffee table and amongst your bookshelves.

Recently released by Thames & Hudson, the tome is not only a chic resources, but also is is an extensively illustrated showcase of portable classics from the United States and Europe that demonstrates Deco style at its most alluring.

Compact. French c. 1930–1935. Black lacquer on silver, with decorative fastener © Rodney and Diana Capstick-Dale
Compact. French c. 1930–1935. Black lacquer on silver, with decorative fastener © Rodney and Diana Capstick-Dale

These stunning, small personal items, from cigarette cases and lighters to powder compacts and cosmetics accessories, watches, jewelry, even cameras, “represented the height of fashion during those heady decades, and demonstrated the excitement and modernity of the age” share authors, collectors and designers Rodney and Diana Capstick-Dale.

Necklace. German, 1931-3. Paint on polished metal, designed by Jakob Bengel © Rodney and Diana Capstick-Dale
Necklace. German, 1931-3. Paint on polished metal, designed by Jakob Bengel © Rodney and Diana Capstick-Dale

Featuring high-quality photography and carefully sourced period illustrations and ephemera, Art Deco Collectibles brings these objects to life in all their exquisite detail for the first time.

This luxurious volume appeals to both collectors and anyone with an interest in Deco style and the history of fashion, design, glamour and sophistication of the Jazz Age. For more information, visit http://www.thamesandhudsonusa.com