Living in the Arts and Crafts Style: Your Complete Home Decorating Guide

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Chronicle Books, May 18, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Now available in paperback, this practical handbook is designed to help both beginners and aficionados decorate in the Arts and Crafts style. The movement's timeless appeal, characterized by superior craftsmanship and natural materials, is at home in any interior. Living in the Arts and Crafts Style helps readers understand what makes an Arts and Crafts space, from fabrics and wall treatments to warm lighting. For each element, whether a dining chair or a bathroom tile, photographs and drawings describe a range of typical styles. Special sidebar sections focus on classic designers of the erafrom William Morris to Gustav Stickleyproviding a look at their signature motifs and most famous pieces. Accessible text and glowing visuals give the reader the tools to take on home projects ranging from small accents to large-scale interior design. With hundreds of inspiring photographs as well as pictorial examples, this is the most comprehensive and useful guide available to decorating and dwelling in the Arts and Crafts style.

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Charlotte Kelley is an author who specializes in art and architecture. She lives in London.

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