The Arts & Crafts Companion

The Arts Crafts Companion A beautiful and informative reference on the Arts and Crafts movement one of the most popular design styles in the U S today As a movement dedicated to the revival of traditional craftsmanship follow

  • Title: The Arts & Crafts Companion
  • Author: Pamela Todd
  • ISBN: 9780821228418
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Arts & Crafts Companion

    A beautiful and informative reference on the Arts and Crafts movement, one of the most popular design styles in the U.S today As a movement dedicated to the revival of traditional craftsmanship following the early mass production of the mid 19th century, Arts and Crafts evolved on both sides of the Atlantic, and its style became instantly recognizable THE ARTS CRAFTS COA beautiful and informative reference on the Arts and Crafts movement, one of the most popular design styles in the U.S today As a movement dedicated to the revival of traditional craftsmanship following the early mass production of the mid 19th century, Arts and Crafts evolved on both sides of the Atlantic, and its style became instantly recognizable THE ARTS CRAFTS COMPANION traces the origins of the movement discusses the personalities involved, such as William Morris, Edwin Lutyens, and Frank Lloyd Wright and includes comprehensive chapters devoted to all aspects of Arts and Crafts style architecture, interiors, furniture, wallpaper, textiles, applied arts, lighting, tiles and ceramics, glass and pottery, metalwork, embroidery, and the garden Listings of manufacturers with illustrative samples, as well as an extensive source list, make this not only a beautiful volume for the casual admirer but an invaluable reference for the most ardent collector.

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    1. Steven

      Starting with its key ideologues, John Ruskin and William Morris, Pamela Todd weaves (!) together an extraordinarily accessible and gorgeously illustrated history of the late nineteenth century Arts and Crafts Movement, both overseas and in the States. The motto here is a return to simplicity, in part a reaction to the uninspired sprawl of industrial growth, defined by three cornerstone purposes: 1.) to handcraft beautiful objects (though machines played a role for many A & C artisans), 2.) [...]

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