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This term (meaning ‘youth style’) was used in Germany and Scandinavia to describe Art Nouveau and derived from the decorative arts magazine Jugend (1896–1914), published in Munich and widely circulated amongst those interested in the decorative arts. This organic, curvilinear style was at its height in Scandinavia, particularly Helsinki, around 1900.

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