The Art Deco movement succeeded Art Nouveau roughly in the period between the two World Wars. It is characterised by three main points: geometric shapes, bright colour schemes and a 'decorative' finish. It tends to be uncomplicated and influenced architecture, art, furniture and jewellery design, clothing and living style in general.
In July 2009, just two months after receiving a bachelor of science in interior design degree, Stacy Barnett [BSID '09] passed away in Austin, Texas. During her first year of study in the Design II studio, Stacy made a series of photos documenting the dynamic qualities of light and shadow in a room. This is an image of her project #utaustin #utsoa #architecture #installation #studentwork