Arts & Crafts Furniture: From Classic to Contemporary

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Taunton Press, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 234 pages
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Arts and Crafts is more than a style of architecture. It is an enduring furniture style that honors the tradition of fine craftsmanship and attention to detail. This book takes a fresh look at the history and influences that resulted in beautiful, functional pieces designed to enhance the interiors of classic Arts & Crafts homes. From William Morris and the roots of the movement, through Gustav Stickley, the Prairie School, and including contemporary pieces, this book celebrates the classic furniture--and the master craftsmen who made it.- Nearly 500 color photos illustrate examples of the Arts & Crafts style.- A comprehensive look at the design and construction of furniture from classic to modern.- Features an extensive list of Arts & Crafts resources and full bibliography.

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Books such as these make reviewing a true pleasure. The book by Cathers (Stickley Style), a lavish, comprehensive monograph on the life and, in particular, the work of an originator of the Arts ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Jonathan Binzen is a writer and photographer specializing in furniture and architecture. He's a former senior editor at Fine Woodworking magazine and has written for This Old House and American Craft.

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