Get close to art history with our Art Deco posters! The Art Deco style originated in France in the 1910s but had its big breakthrough in the 1920s. Art Deco is short for Arts Décoratifs and the style uses modern exclusive materials, strong colours and sharp lines. Art Deco was indeed a decorative art style and many buildings in the world are built in the Art Deco style - the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building are two of the most famous. Get the perfect style by combining your Art Deco posters with a black and white poster from New York or Paris.