Newly available in paperback, this comprehensive companion to the Arts and Crafts movement reviews its background, history, personalities and glorious products.
The origins of the movement are identified and the inspiration of its founder, William Morris, craftsman, poet and social reformer is celebrated.
Such key exponents as Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright and Gustav Stickley are considered in detail and information is provided on the distinguishing characteristics of each designers contribution.
Illustrated with 300 meticulously researched images, this is a rich and invaluable general survey and an important work of reference for the collector.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, 300 illustrations, 250 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2008
- Category: Art & design styles: Arts & Crafts style
- ISBN: 9780500287590