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Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Furniture

Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Furniture

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by Bruce Johnson
     
 

The Grove Park Inn opened in scenic Asheville, North Carolina in 1913, at the height of the American Arts & Crafts movement. The craftsmen at Elbert Hubbard's Roycroft Shops were chosen to produce the Arts & Crafts furniture and hand-hammered lighting for what was called "the finest resort hotel in the world." Today the Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa is home to the

Overview

The Grove Park Inn opened in scenic Asheville, North Carolina in 1913, at the height of the American Arts & Crafts movement. The craftsmen at Elbert Hubbard's Roycroft Shops were chosen to produce the Arts & Crafts furniture and hand-hammered lighting for what was called "the finest resort hotel in the world." Today the Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa is home to the country's largest collection of Arts & Crafts furnishings.

In Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Furniture, read about the history of this unique resort, through good times and bad. Take a visual tour through the hotel and its furniture collection. When you're inspired, use the incredibly detailed drawings and photos to build ten of the most significant pieces in the collection for yourself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558708495
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
06/24/2009
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 12.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Bruce Johnson is the former author of the Country Living column, "Antiques Across America", and has served as the originator and Conference Director for the annual Arts & Crafts Conference and Antiques Show for the past twenty years, located at the Grove Park Inn.

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