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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Despite such a glum beginning, the decade nonetheless witnessed a significant transformation in design. The excesses of art deco and Victorianism, with their busy patterns and elaborate adornments, were replaced by a new style of efficiency and function that took inspiration from the machine. Streamline Moderne, as it was called, communicated its alliance with the future and the values of technological progress. The aerodynamic shapes of airplanes, trains, and cars influenced the new look. By the middle of the decade the elegant curves, rounded corners, and long and lean shapes of Streamline Moderne could be found on toasters, fountain pens, tableware, radio cases, and furniture.

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