Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Project overview, part of Type Project: Art Nouveau Poster.
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…Art Nouveau is an international style popular in Europe between 1890 and 1910.…Its characteristics varied from country to country, but…all of its varieties shared a use of curved lines and natural forms.…Particularly flowers and plants.…Long flowing hair and tendrils of vines…and other climbing plants are common motifs.…Art nouveau was a big influence on the psychedelic style…of the 1960's, seen in the concert posters of that era.…
For this course, I've created a Pinterest board to…give you a flavor of Art Nuevo type styles.…Just a word about the text that I've chosen to illustrate.…I've chosen the slogan, For Every Time It's Art, For Art It's Freedom.…This is a translation from the German of the words…inscribed above the entrance of the Succession Building in Vienna.…The Vienna Succession was a group…of radical Austrian artists, including Gustov Klimt,…Column Mossa and Joseph Hoffman, who in…1897 broke away from the artistic mainstream.…
Want more Art Nouveau inspiration? Check out Nigel's Pinterest board at http://www.pinterest.com/nigelfrench/art-nouveau-typography/.