In the Arts and Crafts Style
The Arts and Crafts movement has never gone out of fashion. Since its birth at the turn of the century, this classic style, with its uncompromising ... Show synopsis The Arts and Crafts movement has never gone out of fashion. Since its birth at the turn of the century, this classic style, with its uncompromising craftsmanship and simple elegance, has revolutionized home design. Today, the genre is experiencing a dramatic renaissance, and its admirers are bringing the timeless beauty of the style into their homes with renewed enthusiasm, as "In the Arts and Crafts Style" illustrates. Each chapter of this book examines a different facet of the style, beginning with its European origins and proceeding to American classics, highlighting the work of such influential designers as Charles Voysey, Greene and Greene, Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright and Charles Rohlfs, among others, and featuring Arts and Crafts standards, such as the Morris chair, the Stickley settle, the Tiffany lamp and the Fulper bowl, all displayed in a variety of contemporary interiors. The book concludes with an extensive list of dealers and contemporary craftsmen who carry or produce furnishings in the Arts and Crafts style. With stunning original photography and an engaging text, this is the perfect companion for all those who have ever been entranced by this most beautiful of styles.