Arts & Crafts Companion, The

Pamela Todd

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Published: 8th Sep '08

£22.50

Reviews Arts and Crafts movement’s background, history, personalities and glorious products. This book identifies the origins of the movement. It also celebrates the inspiration of its founder, William Morris, craftsman, poet and social reformer.

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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 designer’s contribution. Illustrated with 300 meticulously researched images, this is a rich and invaluable general survey and an important work of reference for the collector.

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Dimensions 240 × 260 mm
Page Count 320