The Craftsman and the Critic: Defining Usefulness and Beauty in Arts and Crafts-Era Boston

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This work explores the movement for design reform in turn-of-the-century Boston. When English craftsman, poet, and socialist William Morris advised consumers in the 1880s to 'have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful', he prompted a movement for design reform.

The Craftsman and the Critic: Defining Usefulness and Beauty in Arts and Crafts-Era Boston 2009, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558496774

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