Arts & Crafts Movement Furniture. In harmony with the principles of the Arts and Crafts movement Byrdcliffe furniture 19913111 is a study in rectilinearity simply treated materials and minimal decoration. Arts and Crafts Pomona Green Steuben Bowl Centerpiece.
The Arts and Crafts Movement in America is probably best known for the furniture it produced. Furniture Made by Gustav Stickley L. In harmony with the principles of the Arts and Crafts movement Byrdcliffe furniture 19913111 is a study in rectilinearity simply treated materials and minimal decoration.
In general Arts and Crafts furniture is rectilinear with an emphasis on vertical lines.
Inspired by the reformist passion of figures such as William Morris and John Ruskin the Arts and Crafts movement had a huge effect on Victorian society. The movements furniture proves that Arts Crafts is a design philosophy and a way of working more so than a style How else to explain so many design vocabularies. Its advocates looked to history and to the countryside to counteract the damaging effects of industrial production developing a quietly revolutionary new take on domestic design. In urban centers socialist experiments were undertaken on a community level frequently in the form of educating young women.