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International Style

noun

Definition of INTERNATIONAL STYLE

1
:  a style in European art of the 14th and early 15th centuries marked by sinuous line, rich color, and decorative surface detail
2
:  a style in architecture developed in the 1920s that uses modern materials (as steel, glass, and reinforced concrete), expresses structure directly, and eliminates nonstructural ornament

First Known Use of INTERNATIONAL STYLE

1932

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