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Out-Great the Gatsby!

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Sabrina Khaddaj

on 26 November 2014

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Transcript of Out-Great the Gatsby!

Interior Design
fantasy rooms for parties
colour schemes
built in furniture
walls and floors
Interior Design
The Great Gatsby
“We went upstairs, through period bedrooms swathed in rose and lavender silk and vivid with new flowers, through dressing-rooms and poolrooms, and bath-rooms…” (p.88)

“His bedroom was the simplest room of all – except where the dresser was garnished with a toilet set of pure dull gold.” (p.89)

Architecture, interior design, art and fashion
partnership in the production of decorative schemes for the interior of the building and apartments.
Out-Great the Gatsby!
By: Meghan Parsons, Sabrina Khaddaj, Becki Seguin and Holly Nellis
Art Deco
-'Decorative art'
-Affected all forms of art
-Elegant and modern
-No philosophical basis
Examples, con't

A fashionable young woman intent on enjoying herself and flaunting conventional standards of behaviour.
20's = change for women
- Voting
- Jobs
- Bolder
Women's clothes = looser, brighter
Men in the 20's
- Slimmer fitting jackets
- Looser fitting pants
- Flashier

Definition of Flapper:
Brighter Colours
Men's Casual Wear
The Great Gatsby
Key Trends
Georgian Colonial
Californian Bungalow
Art Deco
Modern and decorative houses
The Great Gatsby
Gatsby's House
Nick's House
Daisy's House
Industrial Buildings
Residential Buildings
Californian Bungalow
Tudorbethan House
Art Deco
Manhattan Skyline
The Chrysler Building
Construction Workers
Georgian Colonial House
“even more elaborate than expected, a cheerful red-and-white Georgian Colonial mansion, overlooking the bay…”(p.12, The Great Gatsby)
“A colossal affair by any standard -- it was a factual imitation of some Hotel de Ville in Normandy, with a tower on one side, spanking new under a thin bead of raw ivy, and a marble swimming pool, and more than forty acres of lawn and garden. It was Gatsby’s mansion.”(p.11, The Great Gatsby)
“a weather-beaten cardboard bungalow”(p.9, The Great Gatsby)
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