The Arts & Crafts Lifestyle and Design

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Watson-Guptill, 2000 - Design - 192 pages
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A GLORIOUSLY ILLUSTRATED VOLUME THAT TELLS HOW ARTISTIC IDEALS AND SOCIAL CURRENTS BROUGHT CRAFTSMANSHIP BACK TO HOME DESIGN-- A valuable and informative visual guide to the timeless beauty of the Arts and Crafts style-- Features the most renowned houses of the Arts and Crafts movement, primarily in England and the United States-- Room-by-room approach showing how the Arts and Crafts designers skillfully incorporated furniture, textiles, and accessories in the home-- The Arts and Crafts style is experiencing a dramatic renaissance today-- Eight-city Author Tour

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Pioneered by William Morris and grounded in the desire to return to simple design and ornament, the Arts and Crafts movement had enormous impact in England before spreading to Scotland in the work of ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter
7
The Building as Body
33
Chapter Three
63
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Hitchmough is a historian specializing in architecture of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Charles, an accomplished British photographer, specializes in architecture and historic interiors.

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