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Arts and Crafts Movement by Elizabeth Cumming
  

Arts and Crafts Movement

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Arts and Crafts Movement by Elizabeth Cumming

This volume surveys the highly influential Arts and Crafts design movement--which embraced architecture, furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork, textiles and books--in Britain, America and Europe. Although the styles adopted by the movement were diverse, its leading architects, artists and craft-designers, including William Morris, Frank Lloyd Wright, Josef Hoffman and Eliel Saarinen, were united in promoting the moral superiority of honest design and natural materials in an industrial age. 167 illus., 31 in color.

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Publication date

1st May 1991

Author

Elizabeth Cumming

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Publisher

Thames & Hudson Ltd

Format

Paperback
216 pages

Categories

Decorative arts

ISBN

9780500202487

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