Graphic Design and Communication of the Art Deco Jewelry Exhibition

Musée des Arts décoratifs

Paris, France, 2009

Scenographer : Atelier Marc Barani & Birgitte Fryland, Atelier Barani
Photographer : Luc Boegly

This exceptional exhibition of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs brought together more than three hundred pieces of jewelry from the 1930’s. How could we characterize the interwar period trend of Art Deco?

We decided to play with the geometric shapes of the pieces of jewelry by treating them out of scale, like sculptures or abstract paintings, both in the communication and in the exhibition. Jewels also became motifs of wallpaper.

Jewels also became motifs of wallpaper.

This exceptional exhibition of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs brought together more than three hundred pieces of jewelry from the 1930’s. How could we characterize the interwar period trend of Art Deco?

We decided to play with the geometric shapes of the pieces of jewelry by treating them out of scale, like sculptures or abstract paintings, both in the communication and in the exhibition. Jewels also became motifs of wallpaper.

Jewels also became motifs of wallpaper.