Synopses & Reviews
The central feature of the Arts and Crafts movement, which flourished in the 1870s and 1880s, was the ideal of craftsmanship. Artists and craft workshops produced textiles, furniture, ceramics, and metalwork which raised everyday objects to a level of the decorative arts. This illustrated survey examines the movement in Europe and North America. 180 illustrations, 100 in color.
This is an illustrated collection of essays examining the international arts and crafts movement, and highlighting the major designers and architects.