Exposition internationale des arts decoratifs et i


A World's Fair in Paris, France from April to October 1925, its title's became the derivative for the term Art Deco because of the entries of sleek machines, stylized fountains, and lightening-flashed motifs. The location was between the esplanade of the Les Invalides and the entrances of the Grand Palais and Petit Palais. Although many countries participated, a goal for the hosts was to show with fashionable luxury market industrial and decorative products, Paris "reigned supreme" in spite of the ravages of World War I. Source: Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exposition_Internationale_des_Arts_D%C3%A9coratifs_et_Industriels_Modernes