These houses are masterpieces of domestic Arts and Crafts architecture and among the best preserved examples. Hill House is a unified aesthetic conception -- combining Arts and Crafts honesty with Art Nouveau decoration and distinctly Scottish elements. The Homestead is one of Voysey's finest achievements: a private house but also one built for entertaining. The Gamble House is the enoblement of the California bungalow image, yet a building of striking intimacy. These commissions share similarities -- they were each ...

Arts & Crafts Houses II 1999, Phaidon Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714838748