Depression Modern style

Depression Modern style

(1935–1945)
Designs from the decade of the Great Depression are represented in this style, which marked a reaction against the Art Deco style. It was characterized by simplicity, smoothness of forms, clarity of line, horizontality, streamlining and functional expressiveness.
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