Arts & Crafts House

Arts & Crafts House

by Adrian Tinniswood
     
 

Adrian Tinniswood explains the Arts and Crafts movement's international influence by exploring the design, decoration, furnishings, and gardens of town and country houses the world over. Chapters cover themes such as: William Morris and his disciples; houses built by architects for themselves; the distinctive American response to the Arts and Crafts style; and the…  See more details below

Overview

Adrian Tinniswood explains the Arts and Crafts movement's international influence by exploring the design, decoration, furnishings, and gardens of town and country houses the world over. Chapters cover themes such as: William Morris and his disciples; houses built by architects for themselves; the distinctive American response to the Arts and Crafts style; and the movement's relationship with the disappearing rural community. The book includes a broad range of houses, including the Red House in Kent, England, that Philip Webb built for William Morris in 1859 and Frank Lloyd Wright's Storer House in Los Angeles, completed in the 1930s. Within each chapter, the author considers, alongside the houses, Arts and Crafts themes such as literature, magazines, gardens, and furniture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845330422
Publisher:
Octopus Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.12(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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