From its first appearance, The Sophisticate has been a "keeper" for devotees of Art Deco. The magazine features in-depth articles on many aspects of art, architechture and life in the 1920s and '30s, as well as chronicling ADSC events. The Erte-inspired covers and interior art are original works from Stephan, our resident artist. The Sophisticate began life as a slender quarterly, then became a magazine, as our newsletter, the Streamlined Times took on the role of more frequent communications. With rising publication and mailing costs, The Sophisticate is now a 50-page annual. Not a member? Join ADSC and be sure to get your copy. (If you live out of California, or are not able to join at present, you may order a copy for the stated price plus $3 s/h.) Back issues of The Sophisticate may be ordered from ADSC (details below).
The Streamlined Times Calendar
2009 is a big transition year for the ADSC. Our three times a year newsletter will be "streamlined" into a once a year wall calendar. The publication will be chock full of important dates that no retro swell would dare to miss and full of art deco images that you will be proud to nail to your wall.
Don't worry, the great stories and reports you've always loved from the newsletter will now be available on the web site.
We hope to have our premier issue in our member's hands at the end of 2009. Book now for advertising space!
For more fashion and Gatsby guidance, order ADSC's charming and informative "How to Gatsby" and "Dressing Deco" booklets, available for $8 each or both for $15 (price includes postage).
By Kimberly Manning Aker, Sara Klotz de Aguilar and Alice Jurow $8.00
By Kimberly Manning Aker and Sara Klotz de Aguilar $8.00
Or both for $15 (price includes postage).
Back Issues of the Sophisticate
Back issues can be ordered below. A $3:00 shipping charge will be added for one magazine. Multiple orders will have a reduced rate.