Art Deco: France’s love affair with the Roaring Twenties

Latest update : 2018-11-16

In 1918, the cities of northern France were left in ruins. French citizens wanted to forget the war, enjoy the pleasures of peacetime and get on with rebuilding – fast. To do so, they could count on the emerging style of the time, Art Deco, which plays with geometric shapes, symmetry and curves. From luxury cars to a church and even a swimming pool, FRANCE 24 takes you to discover stunning Art Deco architecture in the north of France.


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