Art Deco: France's love affair with the Roaring Twenties
In 1918, the cities of northern France were left in ruins. French citizens wanted to forget the war, enjoy the pleasures of peacetime and get on with rebuilding - fast. To do so, they could count on the emerging style of the time, Art Deco, which plays with geometric shapes, symmetry and curves. From luxury cars to a church and even a swimming pool, FRANCE 24 takes you to discover stunning Art Deco architecture in the north of France.