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Art Deco Airports looks at the first airports of the world, specifically airports of the 1920s and early 1930s. The book is illustrated in full color, with line drawings and photographs. With the completion 100 years of commercial aviation coming up in 2019, Art Deco Airports marks that important anniversary, focusing on airports in Great Britain, Europe, and the United States, all of which were heavily influenced by the art deco architecture of the era. These airport buildings were subject to enormous change as air transport became more popular and aircraft technology meant entirely upgraded facilities. Many of these buildings were only in existence for sometimes 12 months before being either demolished or refurbished. Some of these fascinating buildings are also still in existence, albeit in a dilapidated state. The combination of these exotic and iconic buildings, fashion and associated aircrafts has never been captured in art before and will present an exciting and appealing aesthetic reminiscent of the art deco posters of that era. It is truly a lost world. A great gift for travel lovers and history buffs.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781742577821
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 272
Publication Date: 1 Nov 2015
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
Publication City, Country: Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 26.5(H) x 24(L)

 

Author Biography

Terry Moyle has an MA (Hons) in English from the University of Waikato. He was the creator of New Zealand's first Daily Internet Cartoon Strip, Fisbowl' in the 1990's. He has published a book of poetry, Cominghomeland and creates 3D poetry and experimental poetry. He has occupied numerous high-profile Public Relations roles and has written countless company publications over the years. He has worked extensively with various different political interests on strategy and counsel. He was Sir Bob Harvey's speechwriter for 18 months. In company with Rosie Louise he has edited history books as well as providing specific illustration and product to various museums.

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